Dictionary.com

muddy

[ muhd-ee ]
/ 藞m蕦d i /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: muddy / muddied / muddies / muddying on Thesaurus.com

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.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes 鈥渟ky blue鈥?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

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
FEEDBACK