muddy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mud'ē), [key]
— adj., v., -di•er, -di•est, -died, -dy•ing.
  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. 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.
  1. to make muddy; soil with mud.
  2. to make turbid.
  3. to cause to be confused or obscure.
  1. to become muddy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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