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muddy

adjective uk   us   /ˈmʌd.i/

muddy adjective (DIRTY)

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

muddy adjective (COLOURS)

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

muddy

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈmʌd.i/
to put mud (= wet, sticky earth) into something or cover something with mud: Industrial activity has muddied the river.
Translations of “muddy”
in Korean 진흙투성이인…
in Arabic موحِل…
in Portuguese enlameado…
in Catalan enfangat…
in Japanese 泥だらけの…
in Italian fangoso, infangato, inzaccherato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骯髒的, 泥濘的, 渾濁的…
in Russian запачканный грязью, грязный…
in Turkish çamurlu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肮脏的, 泥泞的, 浑浊的…
in Polish błotnisty…
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