adjective, mud·di·er, mud·di·est.
verb (used with object), mud·died, mud·dy·ing.
verb (used without object), mud·died, mud·dy·ing.
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Origin of muddy
OTHER WORDS FROM muddymud·di·ly, adverbmud·di·ness, nounun·mud·died, adjectiveun·mud·dy, adjective
Words nearby muddy
Example sentences from the Web for muddy
April is often windy and muddy in Maine, but May and June are lambs.
Frequent words like these can quickly muddy the phonics waters.Is there really a ‘science of reading’ that tells us exactly how to teach kids to read?|Valerie Strauss|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Hearing devices are ever more capable of isolating specific sounds from a muddy cacophony of noises.Scientists Made a Biohybrid Nose Using Cells From Mosquitoes|Shelly Fan|January 26, 2021|Singularity Hub
Water managers around the state say they’ve seen striking increases in muddy water, after logging operations.Timber Tax Cuts Cost Oregon Towns Billions. Then Polluted Water Drove Up the Price.|by Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Rob Davis, The Oregonian/OregonLive|January 1, 2021|ProPublica
Still, not knowing exactly who heard what — with none of the sources on the record — muddies the picture.Did Trump call US war dead “losers” and “suckers”? The controversy, explained.|Alex Ward|September 4, 2020|Vox
In late April or early May 1955, Chuck approached Muddy Waters about recording, and Muddy sent him to Leonard Chess.
To actually get out into a muddy field for a change and have some bombs go off certainly beat sitting around a dining room table.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Muddy got the message, he ran to a phone and called his boss.
But these songs by Muddy—no one had ever made commercial records like this.
Muddy came in week after week to ask when it would hit stores.
"Sing," said the Bull, as the stiff, muddy ox-bow creaked and strained.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
A woolen skirt, made quite short, to clear the muddy streets, is the proper thing.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered with the cheap display of small tradesmen.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Those muddy ankles and petticoats are not fit to be seen—there, now you are sweeping the pavement.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
The best anchorage here is under the flat-topped hill, at a third of a mile from the shore, in ten fathoms, muddy bottom.