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English definition of “muddy”

muddy

adjective uk   /ˈmʌd.i/ us  

muddy adjective (DIRTY)

B2 covered by or containing mud (= wet, sticky earth): Don't bring those muddy boots inside! muddy water

muddy adjective (COLOURS)

describes colours that are dark and not bright: The sitting-room has been painted in muddy browns and greens.

muddy

verb [T] uk   /ˈmʌd.i/ us  
to put mud (= wet, sticky earth) into something or cover something with mud: Industrial activity has muddied the river.
(Definition of muddy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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