a racehorse able to perform well on a wet, muddy track.
an athlete who performs well in muddy conditions.

Origin of mudder

First recorded in 1900–05; mud + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for mudder

dirt, mud, rock, stone, fictile

Examples from the Web for mudder

Historical Examples of mudder

  • Mudder Micmac, fadder wild Frinchman come to dees lakeshore.

  • Him's a precious angel, and mudder's a nasty lady to him lots of times.

    The Annals of Ann

    Kate Trimble Sharber

  • Nytii 'e one mudder: jnina 'e one mudder: all two 'e one, one.

  • It fell outer your mudder's pocket de night when you was born.

    Little Golden's Daughter

    Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

  • "Him say mudder lib for plenty sick, sah," said Lepoko, called in to interpret.


    Herbert Strang

Word Origin and History for mudder

"horse that runs well in muddy conditions," 1903, from mud (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper