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muddy

[ muhd-ee ]
/ 藞m蕦d i /
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adjective, mud路di路er, mud路di路est.
verb (used with object), mud路died, mud路dy路ing.
verb (used without object), mud路died, mud路dy路ing.
to become muddy.
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Origin of muddy

First recorded in 1375鈥1425, muddy is from the late Middle English word muddi.See mud, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM muddy

mud路di路ly, adverbmud路di路ness, nounun路mud路died, adjectiveun路mud路dy, adjective
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How to use muddy in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for muddy

muddy
/ (藞m蕦d瑟) /

adjective -dier or -diest
covered or filled with mud
not clear or brightmuddy colours
cloudya muddy liquid
(esp of thoughts) confused or vague
verb -dies, -dying or -died
to become or cause to become muddy

Derived forms of muddy

muddily, adverbmuddiness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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