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miry

[mahyuh r-ee] /ˈmaɪər i/
adjective, mirier, miriest.
1.
of the nature of mire; swampy:
miry ground.
2.
abounding in mire; muddy.
3.
covered or bespattered with mire.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see mire, -y1
Related forms
miriness, noun
unmiry, adjective
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Examples for miry
  • Logs were piled to fill up mud holes and miry places along the route.
Word Origin and History for miry
adj.

late 14c., from mire (n.) + -y (2).

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