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Meaning of “muck” in the English Dictionary

"muck" in British English

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mucknoun [U]

uk   us   /mʌk/
mud, ​dirt, or a ​stickynaturalsubstance such as ​animalwaste: There was ​green muck at the ​bottom of the ​boat. You're ​treading muck into the ​carpet with ​yourdirtyshoes! a ​pile of dog muck UK something you ​consider very ​unpleasant or very ​lowquality: I'm not ​eating that muck! The ​immigrants were treated like muck (= ​treatedbadly, as if they were not ​important).
(Definition of muck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mucknoun [U]

 us   /mʌk/
wet, ​stickydirt: It was hard to ​walk in the muck.
(Definition of muck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “muck”
in Korean 배설물…
in Arabic قَذارة, وَساخة…
in Malaysian kotoran…
in French saletés…
in Russian грязь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髒東西, (動物的)糞便, 品質低劣的東西…
in Italian sudiciume…
in Turkish pislik, kir pas…
in Polish brud, błoto…
in Spanish suciedad, mugre…
in Vietnamese phân chuồng…
in Portuguese sujeira…
in Thai สิ่งปฏิกูล…
in German der Mist…
in Catalan porqueria, brutícia…
in Japanese 汚れ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脏东西, (动物的)粪便, 质量低劣的东西…
in Indonesian kotoran…
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