Definitions for mucky

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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




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"


  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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