Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mudflow, especially a slow-moving one.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A geological disaster in which a large amount of mud gathers and moves rapidly down a hill or slope
  • n. a mixed drink consisting of vodka, Kahlua and Bailey's.
  • n. a sexual act performed with feces

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a landslide of mud

Etymologies

Simple combination of mud + slide (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The word mudslide made Bo’s sinking head pop into Corey’s mind, and his stomach squirmed, this time with nausea.

    The Good House

  • But their insurance is not covering this damage because this home went down in a mudslide, which is not what the policy covers.

    CNN Transcript Aug 23, 2007

  • Four dead, one missing in Thai mudslide AT least four people have been killed in a mudslide which swept away houses in a village in northern Thailand, raising the death toll from two months of flooding to 173.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • All that was left after the mudslide were a handful of two-story buildings that remained standing on the fringe of the sludge, which spanned an area the size of four football fields.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • All that was left after the mudslide were a handful of two-story buildings on the fringe of the sludge, which spanned an area the size of four football fields.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

  • All that was left after the mudslide were a handful of two-storey buildings on the fringe of the sludge, which spanned an area the size of four football fields.

    Macleans.ca

  • In a makeshift shelter at a school, Maria Salete, a 55-year-old housewife, sobbed as she recalled the mudslide that killed her three grandchildren.

    USATODAY.com News - Top Stories

  • JASON BEAUBIEN: President Felipe Calderon called the mudslide in Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec a national tragedy.

    Mexican Landslide Less Deadly Than Feared

  • Now I'm glad I didn't draw 'mudslide' in the Gary sweepstake.

    Typhoon

  • That was a quick response... obviously Tony V.'s handlers are on emergency "fire watch" or maybe in L.A. that should be "mudslide" watch for anything that might hurt their midget mayor.

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Monday

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