An attractive person whose life is a disater and may lose interest in keeping up his/her apperance.
Britney Spears is in rehab again. She's such a hot mess.
by Kay B. September 23, 2008
A person who's physically/sexually very attractive, but an emotional/psychological disaster area. Extremely charismatic in short bursts; typically but not necessarily great in the sack; impossible to live with. Male Patron Saint: Tom Cruise. Female Patron Saint: Lindsay Lohan/Winona Ryder (tie).
"Did you see those side boob pics of LiLo going into rehab?"

"She looked great in court, too. Man, she is one hot mess."
by SmallieBiggs May 31, 2013
A delicious sandwich consisting of an unexpected combination of pimento cheese, monteray jack, banana peppers, chorizo, fried egg and sriracha mayo on white bread served by Calgary Food Truck "Cheezy Bizness"
Person A: Look at Lindsay Lohan deep throat that grilled cheese sandwich

Person B: That's a Hot Mess enjoying a Hot Mess.
by Cheezy Customer August 10, 2012
A girl who manages to look stunning when other girls would look badly dressed, messy, dirty etc.
She may have been covered in oil from fixing her car, but damn, that girl was a hot mess.
by hayles_89 February 26, 2009
1.When one looks like wreck but it looks good.
2. You look just plain horrible.
"I have sex hair." "Yeah, you look like a hot mess, it's sexy."

-Christian Siriano used this term a lot on the hit show "Project Runway"
-Also name of popular clips made by Obie (obieaccessories.com)
by Les.Urbain.Filles June 04, 2009
A person - more often female, but can be male, who as a result of questionable decisions - often regarding relationships with others or personal behavior - is, or has the strong potential to be, in some sort of trouble.
"That girl's drinking and partying all night while neglecting her husband and kids. She just doesn't seem to care about her work or friends either - she's a hot mess."
by greenberyl September 16, 2013
a person, thing, or situation in such a state of disarray or disapproval by peers, often in reference to physical appearance, perceived to be disastrously embarrassing, pitiful, or beyond repair.
"catherine's hot." "yeah, a hot mess."
by khwot December 12, 2011

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