Hot Mess

What does hot mess mean?

A disastrous person

A term used to describe someone or something that is terribly unsuccessful or a disaster.

The term can also have a semi-positive aspect when it's used to describe a mess of a person that still maintains attractive qualities. It is often utilized to label a female who may struggle to do simple things, or is crazy-drunk, but is still attractive.


Did u c what Katie was wearing today?
Yeah, she's a hot mess, but I'm still obsessed with her!

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Updated April 13, 2016

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