intransitive verb

now dialectal
: to move in a furtive or cringing manner : skulk, sneak
: to play truant
now dialectal : to complain in an ailing or peevish manner : whine

Word History


Middle English muchen, michen, mechen to steal, skulk, probably from Old North French muchier to hide, lurk

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“Meech.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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