mire: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mīr), [key]
— n., v., mired, mir•ing.
- a tract or area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh.
- ground of this kind, as wet, slimy soil of some depth or deep mud.
- to plunge and fix in mire; cause to stick fast in mire.
- to involve; entangle.
- to soil with mire; bespatter with mire.
- to sink in mire or mud; stick.
- mire (Thesaurus)