Definitions for MIREmaɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
miremaɪər(n.; v.)mired, mir•ing.
(n.)an area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh.
ground of this kind, as deep mud.
(v.t.)to cause to stick in mire.
to involve; entangle.
to soil with mire.
(v.i.)to sink or stick in mire.
Origin of mire:
1300–50; ME < ON mȳrr bog; c. OE mēosmoss
mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack(noun)
a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
deep soft mud in water or slush
"they waded through the slop"
a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from
"the country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president"; "caught in the mire of poverty"
"Our people should not be mired in the past"
mire, bog down(verb)
cause to get stuck as if in a mire
"The mud mired our cart"
grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mire(verb)
be unable to move further
"The car bogged down in the sand"
mire, muck, mud, muck up(verb)
soil with mud, muck, or mire
"The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
deep mud; wet, spongy earth
to cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon
to soil with mud or foul matter
to stick in mire
Translations for MIRE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a bridegroom, male partner of the bride.
- noivoPortuguese (BR)
- der BräutigamGerman
- jeune/futur mariéFrench
- दूल्हा, वरHindi
- pengantin priaIndonesian
- pengantin lelakiMalay
- pan młodyPolish
- gelin; damatTurkish
- 新郎Chinese (Trad.)
- chú rểVietnamese
- 新郎Chinese (Simp.)
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