Meaning of “muddle” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˈmʌdl/

a situation of confusion or bad organization:

There was a big muddle over who was buying the tickets.
I'm in such a muddle with these bills.
Dad got into a muddle over (= was confused about) the plans for Christmas.

(Definition of “muddle noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)