"Pornography has crawled out of the muck and has joined trash culture," she says.
But this fall, the fashion patrician is wading, couture-less, into the muck.
The U.S. is stranded in the muck of a decade-long war in Afghanistan.
His son Henry Hopper participated, and muck wound up incorporating him—in green, of course—into the mural.
I had discreetly sloshed the muck in my Styrofoam cup onto the grass.
But it's all the beastly blood and muck of the war that does it,—sends one back with a rush to things like that.
"Heave that muck overboard," he ordered some of those who stood idling in the waist.
Ten bushels of quick lime, slaked with water or salt-brine previous to use, is enough for a cord of muck.
Now he was not only hopelessly down in the muck of poverty, but hopelessly dishonored.
In his efforts to escape the hogs, the boy had wallowed round in the muck.
mid-13c., "cow dung and vegetable matter spread as manure," from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse myki, mykr "cow dung," Danish møg, from Proto-Germanic *muk-, *meuk- "soft." Meaning "unclean matter generally" is from c.1300. Muck-sweat first attested 1690s.
late 14c., "to dig in the ground," also "to remove manure," early 15c., "to spread manure, cover with muck," from muck (n.). Meaning "to make dirty" is from 1832; in the figurative sense, "to make a mess of," it is from 1886; to muck about "mess around" is from 1856. Related: Mucked; mucking.
A grenade made by pouring gasoline into a bottle, adding a cloth wick, and igniting it
[WWII; fr Vyacheslav Molotov, Soviet premier, used and satirically named by Finnish fighters against the Soviet invasion of 1940]