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Meaning of MUDDY

Pronunciation:  'mudee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck; "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable"
  2. [adj]  (of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
  3. [adj]  (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear; "dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied gray of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair"
  4. [adj]  (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
  5. [v]  cause to become muddy; "These data would have muddied the prediction"
  6. [v]  make turbid; "muddy the water"
  7. [v]  dirty with mud

MUDDY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: boggy, cloudy, dingy, dirty, impure, marshy, mirky, miry, mucky, muddied, muddy up, murky, opaque, quaggy, sloughy, soiled, swampy, turbid, unclean, wet
 See Also: alter, begrime, bemire, blur, change, colly, confuse, dirty, grime, obscure, soil



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mud"dy\, a. [Compar. {Muddier}; superl. {Muddiest}.]
    1. Abounding in mud; besmeared or dashed with mud; as, a
       muddy road or path; muddy boots.
    2. Turbid with mud; as, muddy water.
    3. Consisting of mud or earth; gross; impure.
             This muddy vesture of decay.          --Shak.
    4. Confused, as if turbid with mud; cloudy in mind; dull;
       stupid; also, immethodical; incoherent; vague.
             Cold hearts and muddy understandings. --Burke.
             Dost think I am so muddy, so unsettled. --Shak.
    5. Not clear or bright. --Swift.
  2. \Mud"dy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Muddied}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To soil with mud; to dirty; to render turbid.
    2. Fig.: To cloud; to make dull or heavy. --Grew.
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