mucky

[muhk-ee]
adjective, muckier, muckiest.
1.
of or like muck.
2.
filthy, dirty, or slimy.
3.
British Informal.
a.
obscene: a mucky story.
b.
nasty; mean or contemptible: a mucky trick.
c.
(of weather) oppressively humid.

Origin:
1530–40; muck + -y1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To mucky
Collins
World English Dictionary
mucky (ˈmʌkɪ)
 
adj , muckier, muckiest
1.  dirty
2.  of or like muck
 
muckily
 
adv
 
muckiness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
His art progresses from mucky, crude line drawings to deftly rendered character
  sketches.
Time is ticking as the crew gathers wood to build makeshift walkways that will
  be used to cross over the mucky marsh.
When the tide went out, dead rats and the skeletons of cars were exposed on the
  mucky beach.
Which causes them to morph further, the green turning a mucky brown as the
  final compounds absorb light.
Related Searches
Synonyms
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;