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muddy

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌdi/

Translation of muddy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-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/verbo transitivo (-dies, -dying, -died)

  • 1.1 (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 1.2 (make unclear) [water] enturbiar to muddy the issue enredar or enmarañar las cosas water 1 3

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