adjective, muck·i·er, muck·i·est.
- obscene: a mucky story.
- nasty; mean or contemptible: a mucky trick.
- (of weather) oppressively humid.
Origin of mucky
Related Words for muckyclammy, glutinous, miry, muddy, oozy, sludgy, slushy, viscous, mucous, scummy, yukky
Examples from the Web for mucky
Contemporary Examples of mucky
The terrain is mucky, and the pickings are slim; patience and boredom are a part of the hunt.How to Catch a Giant Python
February 28, 2010
Historical Examples of mucky
He dug a hole in the mucky, black sand, and Harry did likewise.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove
Laura Lee Hope
He was somewhere between the surface of the water and the mucky bottom.The Tale of Snowball Lamb
"Clyde's mucky old bags can stay there till I'm ready," I says.The Belted Seas
When it was almost as deep as his boot tops he got stuck in the oozy, mucky mud.My Father's Dragon
Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trees, for the orchard, should never be grown upon a mucky or peaty soil.American Pomology
J. A. Warder