Translation of muddy in Spanish:
adjective muddier, muddiest
lleno or cubierto de barro or de lodo
turbio(green/brown)the river was muddy
sucioel río iba revuelto
las aguas del río estaban turbiasExample 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.
- 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 muddies, muddying, muddied
- 1 (make muddy)(floor/carpet)you've muddied your shoes
llenar or ensuciar de barro or de lodo
embarrarte has manchado de barro or te has embarrado los zapatosExample 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)to muddy the issue
enturbiarenredar or enmarañar las cosas→ water 1 3Example 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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