from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Covered in muck.
- adj. Obscene, pornographic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Filthy with muck; miry.
- adj. Vile, in a moral sense; sordid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing or resembling muck; filthy; vile.
- To soil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of soil) soft and watery
- adj. dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
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Their contents are therefore more of the "mucky" than of the "peaty" order, and this may partly account for New England usage in regard to these old English words.
Certainly no disrespect in my assumption that "mucky" was a guy, as a matter of fact my favorite bloggers happen to be women, I simply had no idea.
2. Found a great place for hiking but abandoned it because it didn't seem "mucky" or "slooshy" enough.
These big mucky-mucks are going to go in and rouse the rabble!
I don't want to speak for others but I have noticed that there is a prevailing belief in the Upper Midwest that bass are not good eating and that they taste "muddy or mucky".
On one particular night -- at around 2 a.m., if his memory serves -- Brett Bishop's mucky, somnambulant job was transformed by a shimmer of revelation.
And I love the mud-dripping sounds when Chicken Jane is “mucky and muddy!”
Everywhere the seafloor was covered with thick, mucky vegetation feeding on the dissolved nutrients: fields of tubeworms, blind white crabs, brine shrimp, clams, eels, seagrass, tiny translucent fish.
Granted the most informative stuff is all in Dutch, so here's another raise-your-hand poll: who here thinks the city of Rotterdam (which will build not only the watersquares but also a much larger stormwater infrastructure, of which these outdoor reservoirs are just part of it), will actually allow stormwater to go unfiltered and let children play in mucky water?
What in lesser hands could have been a mucky soap-fest becomes instead a subtle, sensitive film, thanks to director Delbert Mann's deft handling of Rattigan's Oscar-nominated script.