[ muhd-ee ]
/ ˈmʌd i /

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.

to become muddy.

Origin of muddy

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


mud·di·ly, adverbmud·di·ness, nounun·mud·died, adjectiveun·mud·dy, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for muddy

/ (ˈmʌdɪ) /

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
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