mucky

[ muhk-ee ]
/ ˈmʌk i /

adjective, muck·i·er, muck·i·est.

of or like muck.
filthy, dirty, or slimy.
British Informal.
  1. obscene: a mucky story.
  2. nasty; mean or contemptible: a mucky trick.
  3. (of weather) oppressively humid.

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Origin of mucky

First recorded in 1530–40; muck + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for mucky

mucky
/ (ˈmʌkɪ) /

adjective muckier or muckiest

dirty
of or like muck

Derived forms of mucky

muckily, adverbmuckiness, noun
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