muddy

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Containing sediment]
Syn. stirred, turbid, roiled, roily, dull, dark, cloudy, murky, indistinct, confused, obscure, opaque, reddened; see also dirty 1 .
Ant. clear*, translucent, pellucid.
2. [Deep with mud]
Syn. sloppy, mucky, swampy, soggy, sodden, slushy, watery, miry, fenny, boggy, soaked; see also marshy .
Ant. dry*, barren, parched.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
mucky, miry, sloppy, silty, slimey, slushy, gooey, dirty, oozy, soggy, swampy, boggy, soiled, filthy, grubby, organic, sedimentary.
ANT.: clean, pristine, spotless
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Covered or soiled with mud: miry. See CLEAN. 2. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended: cloudy, murky, roiled, roily, turbid. See CLEAR. 3. Lacking vividness in color: dim, drab, dull, flat, murky. See COLORS. II verb To soil with mud: bemire, mire, muck (up), mud, slush. See CLEAN.

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  • Muddy — Mud dy, a. [Compar. {Muddier}; superl. {Muddiest}.] 1. Abounding in mud; besmeared or dashed with mud; as, a muddy road or path; muddy boots. [1913 Webster] 2. Turbid with mud; as, muddy water. [1913 Webster] 3. Consisting of mud or earth; gross; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muddy — may refer to: Something covered in mud Places Several places in the United States: Muddy, Illinois Muddy, Montana Other Muddy Waters, blues musician Muddy Mole, the main character of the video game, Mole Mania See also All pages beginning with… …   Wikipedia

  • Muddy — Muddy, MT U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana Population (2000): 627 Housing Units (2000): 160 Land area (2000): 28.561963 sq. miles (73.975142 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.561963 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • muddy — [mud′ē] adj. muddier, muddiest 1. full of or spattered with mud 2. a) not clear; containing sediment; cloudy [muddy coffee] b) not light or bright; dull [a muddy complexion] 3. confused, obscure, vague …   English World dictionary

  • Muddy, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 78 Housing Units (2000): 39 Land area (2000): 0.262714 sq. miles (0.680427 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.262714 sq. miles (0.680427 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Muddy, MT — U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana Population (2000): 627 Housing Units (2000): 160 Land area (2000): 28.561963 sq. miles (73.975142 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.561963 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • muddy — ► ADJECTIVE (muddier, muddiest) 1) covered in, full of, or reminiscent of mud. 2) clouded; not bright or clear. ► VERB (muddies, muddied) 1) cause to become muddy. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • Muddy — Mud dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Muddied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Muddying}.] 1. To soil with mud; to dirty; to render turbid. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fig.): To cloud; to make dull or heavy; to confuse. Grew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muddy — (spr. Moddi, M. Creek), 1) Name mehrer Flüsse in den Nordamerikanischen Freistaaten, Nebenflüsse des Mississippi, des Susquehanna, des Monangahela, des Ohio, des Seneca u.a.; 2) so v.w. Mundavi, s.u. Cutch …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • muddy — index opaque, pollute, unclear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • muddy — *turbid, roily Analogous words: murky, gloomy, obscure, *dark: confused, muddled, addle (see CONFUSE): *dirty, filthy, foul, nasty, squalid Contrasted words: *clear, transparent, translucent, lucid, limpid …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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