The cops, of course, always attend Hempfest, not to muck up the vibe but to make sure no big, important laws are being flouted.
And well might he say that, for she was covered with muck up to her waist.
It was good enough for you to want me to muck up out of the window, wasn't it?
Even your dirty paper, Waldemar, wouldn't rake that kind of muck up after ten years.
If we leave go that muck up yon, it'll be like me dressin' for mass an' no rackin' down me hair, so it would.
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.
To damage; ruin; fuck up: And let's not muck up our public spaces before we find the answers/ Mucking up the enterprise are fatuous passages about smugglers, espionage, and computers
[a euphemism for fuck up, probably influenced by mid-1800s mucks, ''disarrange, discompose, make a muddle,'' fr British dialect muxen, ''make filthy'']
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]