- to mix, crush, or mash (an ingredient) into a drink, especially with a muddler.
- to mix or stir (a cocktail, chocolate, etc.).
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Previous estimates of the constant disagree with one another, leaving scientists in a muddle over its true value.Wiggling metal beams offer a new way to test gravity’s strength|Emily Conover|July 11, 2022|Science News
From the muddle of ideas, Shan says, those three reports at the dawn of the 20th century helped introduce Mendel’s work to other scientists in the fledgling field of heredity.How we got from Gregor Mendel’s pea plants to modern genetics|Elizabeth Quill|February 7, 2022|Science News
To stand out as exceptionally beholden to the muddle of conspiracy theory and fury that defines that group — which includes Reps.Violent anime videos are probably not the answer to winning young people over to the GOP|Philip Bump|November 18, 2021|Washington Post
If you follow friends, celebrities, news organizations, humor accounts, and others, all the disparate content will get jumbled together in a muddle.Transform your Twitter timeline with these 11 features and add-ons|David Nield|September 17, 2021|Popular-Science
In many other cases, the result of using the tropes of so-called low culture as a vehicle for high-minded commentary has been a misguided, potentially offensive muddle.The Controversy Around Amazon's Them Underscores the Trouble With Realistic Violence in Genre TV|Judy Berman|April 13, 2021|Time
But the option of replacing a new diplomatic breakthrough with open-ended diplomatic muddle-through is not on the table.Iran Nuke Deal: A Matter of War or Peace|Christopher Dickey|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those desperate to find a middle ground in this political muddle could find some silver linings in the survey findings.Crazy Partisanship Begins at Home|David Freedlander|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the muddle in Malaysia makes it far harder for the searchers to know where to look.The Botched Hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370|Clive Irving|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That common denominator gets lost in the muddle, sometimes, when we talk about fashion.Tilda Swinton and Oliver Saillard Perform the Creation of Fashion in ‘Eternity Dress’|Sarah Moroz|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is not a moment to get misty-eyed and muddle-headed about freedom of the press or right to know.As WikiLeaks Takes on the Roles of a State, America Must Treat It as One|Stuart Stevens|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now, contrast that awful muddle of unreason and injustice with what you call my "counsels of despair."God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Here the Scot entered into explanations which threw the Cockney's brain into a complete muddle.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
I mean—Well, anyhow I take it Mr. Remington stands for constructing a civilised state out of this muddle.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
It's all a muddle, a compromise, a monstrosity, like everything else you produce; there's nothing in it that goes on all-fours.The Awkward Age|Henry James
And I'm a cripple, and she's beautiful—— Oh, my mind's in a muddle!Patchwork|Anna Balmer Myers