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muddy

1 adjective
     
Related topics: Colours, Outdoor, Soil
mud‧dy1
1TASDLO covered with mud or containing mud:
Take your boots off outside if they're muddy.
the muddy waters of the lake
2 confused and not clear:
On the issue of education, the difference between the two parties is muddy.
3CC colours that are muddy are dull:
The carpet was an unpleasant muddy brown.
4 sounds that are muddy are not clear
WORD FOCUS: dirty WORD FOCUS: dirty
similar words: filthy, grubby, grimy, mucky British English, muddy, greasy, dusty, soiled, contaminated, polluted


See also
dirty

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