muddy

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmʌdi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmʌdi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mudē)

Inflections of 'muddy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
muddier
adj comparative
muddiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'muddy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
muddies
v 3rd person singular
muddying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
muddied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
muddied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
mud•dy /ˈmʌdi/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -di•er, -di•est, v.,  -died, -dy•ing. 
adj. 
  1. covered or filled with mud.
  2. not clear or pure:muddy colors.
  3. hidden or vague, as in thought or expression.

v. [+ object]
  1. to make muddy:Your boots have muddied the carpet.
  2. to cause to be confused:to muddy our thinking by appealing to our emotions.
mud•di•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mud•dy  (mudē),USA pronunciation adj.,  -di•er, -di•est, v.,  -died, -dy•ing. 
adj. 
  1. abounding in or covered with mud.
  2. not clear or pure:muddy colors.
  3. cloudy with sediment:muddy coffee.
  4. dull, as the complexion.
  5. not clear mentally.
  6. obscure or vague, as thought, expression, or literary style.
  7. Sport[Horse Racing.]denoting the condition of a track after a heavy, continuous rainfall has ceased and been completely absorbed into the surface, leaving it the consistency of thick mud.

v.t. 
  1. to make muddy;
    soil with mud.
  2. to make turbid.
  3. to cause to be confused or obscure.

v.i. 
  1. to become muddy.
muddi•ly, adv. 
muddi•ness, n. 
  • late Middle English muddi. See mud, -y1 1375–1425

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
muddy /ˈmʌdɪ/ adj ( -dier, -diest)
  1. covered or filled with mud
  2. not clear or bright: muddy colours
  3. cloudy: a muddy liquid
  4. (esp of thoughts) confused or vague
vb ( -dies, -dying, -died)
  1. to become or cause to become muddy

ˈmuddily adv ˈmuddiness n
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