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  • Mucky — Muck y, a. 1. Filthy with muck; miry; as, a mucky road. Mucky filth. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Vile, in a moral sense; sordid. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] Mucky money and false felicity. Latimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mucky — ► ADJECTIVE (muckier, muckiest) 1) covered with or consisting of muck; dirty. 2) sordid or indecent …   English terms dictionary

  • mucky — [muk′ē] adj. muckier, muckiest of or like muck; esp., dirty, filthy, etc …   English World dictionary

  • mucky — muck|y [ˈmʌki] adj informal 1.) dirty ▪ Your hands are all mucky. ▪ Don t come in here with those mucky boots on. 2.) BrE a mucky joke or story etc is slightly rude and about sex = ↑dirty …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mucky — adjective BrE informal 1 dirty, for example with mud or oil: Your hands are all mucky. 2 a mucky joke or story etc is slightly rude and about sex 3 mucky weather is cold and wet …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mucky — /muk ee/, adj., muckier, muckiest. 1. of or like muck. 2. filthy, dirty, or slimy. 3. Brit. Informal. a. obscene: a mucky story. b. nasty; mean or contemptible: a mucky trick. c. (of weather) oppressively humid. [1530 40; MUCK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mucky — UK [ˈmʌkɪ] / US adjective Word forms mucky : adjective mucky comparative muckier superlative muckiest informal 1) covered with dirt or an unpleasant substance 2) British connected with sex in a way that is offensive …   English dictionary

  • mucky — [[t]mʌ̱ki[/t]] muckier, muckiest ADJ GRADED Something that is mucky is very dirty. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • mucky — adjective see muck I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mucky — adjective a) Covered in muck. b) Obscene, pornographic …   Wiktionary

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