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adjective, muck·i·er, muck·i·est.
  1. of or like muck.
  2. filthy, dirty, or slimy.
  3. 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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Related Words

clammy, glutinous, miry, muddy, oozy, sludgy, slushy, viscous, mucous, scummy, yukky

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adjective muckier or muckiest
  1. dirty
  2. of or like muck
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Derived Formsmuckily, adverbmuckiness, noun
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