Definitions for mucky

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

muckmʌk(n.)

  1. moist farmyard dung; manure.

  2. a highly organic dark or black soil, often used as a manure.

    Category: Agriculture

  3. mire; mud.

  4. filth, dirt, or slime.

  5. defamatory or sullying remarks.

  6. Informal. a state of confusion; mess:

    to make a muck of things.

  7. Chiefly Brit. Informal. something of no value; trash.

    Category: Informal, British

  8. earth, rock, or other useless matter removed in excavation or mining.

    Category: Mining

  9. (v.t.)to manure.

    Category: Agriculture

  10. Informal. to make dirty; soil (often fol. by up).

  11. to remove muck from (often fol. by out).

  12. Informal. to make a mess of; bungle (often fol. by up).

    Category: Informal

  13. muck about or around,Informal. to idle; waste time.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Informal

Origin of muck:

1200–50; ME muc, muk < ON myki cow dung

muck′y(adj.)

muck•i•er

muck•i•est.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged(adj)

    (of soil) soft and watery

    "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"

  2. mucky, muddy(adj)

    dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck

    "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable"

Wiktionary

  1. mucky(Adjective)

    Covered in muck.

  2. mucky(Adjective)

    Obscene, pornographic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mucky(adj)

    filthy with muck; miry; as, a mucky road

  2. Mucky(adj)

    vile, in a moral sense; sordid


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