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miry

[ mahyuhr-ee ]

adjective

, mir·i·er, mir·i·est.
  1. of the nature of mire; swampy:

    miry ground.

  2. abounding in mire; muddy.
  3. covered or bespattered with mire.


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Other Words From

  • miri·ness noun
  • un·miry adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of miry1

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; mire, -y 1

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Example Sentences

Pools of water stood in the miry streets, and every aspect of nature was cheerless and desolate.

It was plain that these feet had kicked off sportive children oftener than they had plodded with freight through miry lanes.

They plowed through the miry gravel, and falling face downwards, he rolled down the hill.

The streets were narrow, dusty in summer and miry in winter.

The old wall had now fallen to ruins, but the miry ground remained.

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