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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmuddymud‧dy1 /ˈmʌdi/ ●●○ adjective  1 TASDLOcovered with mud or containing mud Take your boots off outside if they’re muddy. the muddy waters of the lakesee thesaurus at dirty2 confused and not clear On the issue of education, the difference between the two parties is muddy.3 CCCOLOUR/COLORcolours that are muddy are dull The carpet was an unpleasant muddy brown.4 sounds that are muddy are not clear
Examples from the Corpus
muddyAre your shoes muddy?On the tax issue, the difference between the two parties is muddy.On the way down, the path can be muddy and steep and in places needs extra care.If the surface of a lake is lashed into waves, the water becomes muddy and the bottom invisible.Enclosed in plastic casing of muddy beige, it was slightly bigger than a shoebox on end, about fourteen inches high.The drivers roared round tight corners and skilfully navigated a twisty, bendy and muddy course.Upending rocks in the muddy cove, I uncover fighting green crabs that rise up startled and scurry off into the muck.They moved slowly along the muddy footpath.She left a trail of muddy footprints behind her.He got down on his hands and knees and tried to rub out the muddy footprints.Your shoes are really muddy - take them off before you come in.He turned and stared back down the muddy track.She staggered into the tepid, muddy water of the Pease and drank.muddy water