from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal In a state of confusion; bewildered or muddled: just a mixed-up kid.
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- adj. Mixed together in an uncertain manner
- adj. Confused, muddled or bewildered
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
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Melissa seemed perfectly normal and then goes off the deep end on him, then he gets mixed-up with Holly and her bizarre love triangle and then Erica is this black widow about to devour the guy.
Your acceptance of his text message began the whole process again, leading to your current mixed-up feelings.
His unfortunate conclusion last year, which was not lightly arrived at, was that the mixed and mixed-up medical evidence precluded pinning responsibility beyond reasonable doubt on anyone.
It's got a big mixed-up feeling of having rock stuff on it and some jazz tunes on it.
I wondered if somewhere in his mixed-up mind he remembered how Silas had done the same thing to him.
I love where the fresh water meets the salt water and it gets all mixed-up.
So far, I'm not sure I've done more than scratch the surface of this bizarre, mixed-up country but I'll keep trying.
No one is really sure, but if the current "seriously mixed-up fruit" advertising campaign is to be believed it couldn't be more down with the kids if it spent its days throwing down mashed-up breakbeats on a boom box.
The seriously mixed-up fruits in question are a CGI grape, blackcurrant and raspberry, who get up to all kinds of larks in the name of selling soft drinks.
Here again is the rumbustious Silverstein sensibility, with its screwball humor, mixed-up whimsy, tenderheartedness and occasional dashes of vulgarity.
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