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muddy
American English: /ˈmədi/
British English: /ˈmʌdi/

Translation of muddy in Spanish:

adjective -dier, -diest

  • (boots/hands/floor/road)
    lleno or cubierto de barro or de lodo
    enlodado
    embarrado
    (water)
    turbio
    (green/brown)
    sucio
    the river was muddy
    el río iba revuelto
    las aguas del río estaban turbias
    Example sentences
    • It was a rainy day in London; the muddy streets were covered with sheets of icy water when Emma and her companions arrived.
    • As well as the debris scattered around the worktops, muddy footprints covered the whole kitchen.
    • The ground was very muddy, but eventually they planted their crops and their animals began to reproduce.
    Example sentences
    • I think the blue wash that old ladies use looks bright white to them, whereas bright white looks like a dingy, muddy yellow.
    • She is wearing gold loafers that seem oddly bright on the muddy blue carpet.
    • The muddy yellows and dark reds are unfortunate hallmarks of DLP projectors.

transitive verb -dies, -dying, -died

  • 1 (make muddy)
    (floor/carpet)
    llenar or ensuciar de barro or de lodo
    embarrar
    you've muddied your shoes
    te has manchado de barro or te has embarrado los zapatos
    Example sentences
    • Here they provide pull-on boot covers, so you don't muddy the floor or have to unlace; a very good idea.
    • It's a good idea to mulch each plant with an inch or so of aquarium gravel to keep soil from muddying the water.
    • We snake on north, eventually forking off the perfect track for a short section that might muddy your boots after rain.
  • 2 (make unclear)
    (water)
    enturbiar
    to muddy the issue
    enredar or enmarañar las cosas
    water 1 3
    Example sentences
    • I mean, rather than muddy your message along the way, is it better to go with what you know and then make corrections at a later date?
    • Depending on your perspective, he either clarified or muddied the matter.
    • Sometimes court battles muddy an issue more than clarifying it.

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