muddy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “muddy” in the English Dictionary

"muddy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈmʌd.i/

muddy adjective (DIRTY)

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

muddy adjective (COLOURS)

Muddy ​colours are ​dark and not ​bright: The ​room has been ​painted in muddy ​browns and ​greens.

muddyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈmʌd.i/
to put mud (= ​wet, ​stickyearth) into something or ​cover something with ​mud: Industrial ​activity has muddied the ​river.
(Definition of muddy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “muddy”
in Arabic موحِل…
in Korean 진흙투성이인…
in Portuguese enlameado…
in Catalan enfangat…
in Japanese 泥だらけの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肮脏的, 泥泞的, 浑浊的…
in Turkish çamurlu…
in Russian запачканный грязью, грязный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骯髒的, 泥濘的, 渾濁的…
in Italian fangoso, infangato, inzaccherato…
in Polish błotnisty…
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