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muddy the waters

Definition of muddy the waters

  1. :  to make something more complicated or difficult to understand <The latest study muddies the waters by suggesting an alternate explanation.>



Word by Word Definitions

muddyplay
  1. :  morally impure :  base

    :  full of or covered with mud

    :  characteristic or suggestive of mud

  1. :  confuse

    :  to soil or stain with or as if with mud

    :  to make turbid


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