Mud"dy (?), a. [Compar. Muddier (?); superl. Muddiest.]

1.

Abounding in mud; besmeared or dashed with mud; as, a muddy road or path; muddy boots.

2.

Turbid with mud; as, muddy water.

3.

Consisting of mud or earth; gross; impure.

This muddy vesture of decay. Shak.

4.

Confused, as if turbid with mud; cloudy in mind; dull; stupid; also, immethodical; incoherent; vague.

Cold hearts and muddy understandings. Burke.

Dost think I am so muddy, so unsettled. Shak.

5.

Not clear or bright.

Swift.

 

© Webster 1913.


Mud"dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Muddied (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Muddying (?).]

1.

To soil with mud; to dirty; to render turbid.

2.

Fig.: To cloud; to make dull or heavy.

Grew.

 

© Webster 1913.

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