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muddy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of muddy

  1. 1 full of or covered with soft wet earth please do not walk in the house with muddy boots on, as you will get the carpet dirty Synonyms of muddy miry, mucky, oozy, slimy, sludgy, slushy Words Related to muddy clayey, loamy, roily, silty; bedraggled; befouled, begrimed, cruddy, dirty, filthy, foul, grimy, grotty [chiefly British], grubby, grungy, gunky, impure, smutty, soiled, squalid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly Near Antonyms of muddy antiseptic, clean, cleanly, immaculate, pristine, sparkling, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, squeaky-clean, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied

  2. 2 having visible particles in liquid suspension whether muddy or not, water taken from lakes and streams should be boiled by campers Synonyms of muddy cloudy, riley, roiled, turbidWords Related to muddy dingy, filmy, hazy, scummy, unfiltered; inky, muddied, muddled, murky, puddled, sludgy; opaqueNear Antonyms of muddy clarified, filtered, purified; colorless, transparent, uncoloredAntonyms of muddy clear, crystal clear, crystalline

  3. 3 not clean we were all muddy after playing outside Synonyms of muddy bedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, black, blackened, cruddy, dingy, draggled, dusty, filthy, foul, grimy, grotty [chiefly British], grubby, grungy, mucky, dirty, nasty, smudged, smutty, soiled, sordid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanlyWords Related to muddy contaminated, defiled, germy, impure, polluted, tainted; insanitary, uncleaned, unsanitary, unsterile, unsterilized, unwashed; greasy, gunky; chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disarrayed, disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, jumbled, littered, messed, messy, muddled, mussed, mussy, rumpled, scruffy, sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, untidy; raunchy, scuzzy [slang], shabby, skanky [slang], sleazy, squalid; collied [chiefly British dialect], crocked [dialect], fuliginous, sootyNear Antonyms of muddy clear, limpid, pure; cleaned, cleansed, combed, groomed, neat, ordered, orderly, tidy; bleached, purified, whitened; bright, flawless, perfect, shiny, sparkling, unspotted, untouched; taintless, unblemished, undefiled, unpolluted, untainted, virgin, wholesomeAntonyms of muddy clean, cleanly, immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, ultraclean, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied


muddy

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of muddy

  1. 1 to throw into a state of mental uncertainty my mind had been thoroughly muddied by the long hours of exacting work Synonyms of muddy addle, baffle, bamboozle, beat, befog, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, buffalo, confound, discombobulate, disorient, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, maze, muddle, confuse, mystify, perplex, pose, puzzle, vexWords Related to muddy stick, stump, weird out; abash, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, stun, unhinge, unsettle, upset; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, misguide, mislead, snow, string along, take in, trickNear Antonyms of muddy assure, reassure, satisfy; enlighten, inform

  2. 2 to make (something) unclear to the understanding that argument is irrelevant and will just muddy the issue we're trying to resolve Synonyms of muddy becloud, befog, blur, cloud, fog, confuse, obfuscateWords Related to muddy complicate, perplex, sophisticate; entangle, snarl, tangle; disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, scramble, shuffle, tousle, upsetNear Antonyms of muddy simplify, streamline; disentangle, straighten (out), undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; decipher, decode; analyze, break downAntonyms of muddy clarify, clear (up), illuminate

  3. 3 to make dirty forgot to take off our shoes and accidentally muddied the kitchen floor Synonyms of muddy befoul, begrime, bemire, besmirch, blacken, daub, distain [archaic], foul, gaum [dialect], grime, mire, muck, dirty, smirch, smudge, soil, stain, sullyWords Related to muddy contaminate, defile, pollute, taint; discolor; confuse, disarrange, disarray, dishevel, disorder, draggle, jumble, mess, muddle; colly [chiefly British dialect], crock [dialect]Near Antonyms of muddy decontaminate, purge, purify; disinfect, sanitize; brush, dry-clean, dust, launder, mop, rinse, scour, scrub, sweep, wash, wipe; brighten, deodorize, freshen, renew, spruce (up); straighten (up), tidy (up)Antonyms of muddy clean, cleanse



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