clear as mud
Murky, obscure, totally unclear, as in The translation of these directions is clear as mud. This ironic phrase always indicates that something is far from clear. [Early 1800s]
Related Words for clear as mudunimaginable, unintelligible, puzzling, impenetrable, opaque, unfathomable, baffling, mystifying, inconceivable, enigmatic, ambiguous, cryptic, esoteric, arcane, mysterious, complicated, vague, confusing, indecipherable, inexplicable
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"I thought so, Doctor," says Mrs. Helpalong, and this clear-as-mud evidence against my comfort is reiterated to my mother.