- full of or spattered with mud
- not clear; containing sediment; cloudy: muddy coffee
- not light or bright; dull: a muddy complexion
- confused, obscure, vague, etc.: muddy thinking
intransitive verb-·died, -·dy·ing
- Full of or covered with mud.
- a. Not bright or pure: a muddy color.b. Not clear; cloudy, as with sediment: muddy coffee.
- Lacking luster; dull: a muddy complexion.
- Confused or vague: muddy thinking.
transitive verbmud·died, mud·dy·ing, mud·dies
- To make dirty or muddy.
- To make dull or cloudy.
- To make obscure or confused.
(comparative muddier, superlative muddiest)
- Covered with or full of mud or wet soil.
- He slogged across the muddy field.
- Take off your muddy boots before you come inside.
- With mud or other sediment brought into suspension, turbid.
- The previously limpid water was now muddy as a result of the epic struggle.
- Not clear; mixed up or blurry.
- The picture is decent, but the sound is muddy.
- Confused; stupid; incoherent; vague.
- (euphemistic) Soiled with feces.
(third-person singular simple present muddies, present participle muddying, simple past and past participle muddied)
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