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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Don't wear your best shoes -- you'll only get them all mucky.
▪ The cafeteria was self-service, and guests had to carry their food on little plastic trays to mucky tables.
▪ A few stalls stood uncovered and some brave souls made their way through the ankle-deep, mucky slush.
▪ Is it something in the mucky habitat?
▪ Victoria's mucky bib came off her flower-sprigged Viyella dress and the chocolate pudding was sponged from her face.
▪ What made you want to crawl in with them mucky birds like that?
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Mucky \Muck"y\, a.

  1. Filthy with muck; miry; as, a mucky road. ``Mucky filth.''

  2. Vile, in a moral sense; sordid. [Obs.]

    Mucky money and false felicity.


a. 1 (context colloquial English) Covered in muck. 2 (context colloquial English) obscene, pornographic.

  1. adj. (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous" [syn: boggy, marshy, miry, muddy, quaggy, sloughy, swampy]

  2. dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck; "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable" [syn: muddy]

  3. [also: muckiest, muckier]


Usage examples of "mucky".

The black mucky soil sprouted string beans in pale green clusters their pods felt sticky and furry to Prospero as he bent down to look at them the delicate ferny tops of carrots, big clumpish cabbages, and tomato vines on leaning crutches.

Above the fetor of the mucky snow around them, she smelled the sharper odor of the living creatures.

To make a Sunlet one takes a slice of white bread, tears a round hole in the middle, drops the holey bread into a panful of hot bacon drippings, breaks an egg so that the yolk fits into the holeand then fries up the whole mucky mess.

The royal pool was soon chockablock with boys, none younger than six nor older than ten, all barefoot, all dressed to confront the muckiest conditions successfully, all of them armed with great and glittering glass jars.

Above the foetor of the mucky snow around them, she smelled the sharper odor of the living creatures.

She slogged through the mucky quagmire in front of the cave toward the stream, shivering from a sudden chill.

They passed several still living vaada standing in openings, dull-eyed and indifferent, their carapaces mucky and scratched, their top arms dangling limply in front of their tilted thoraxes, their mid-arms tucked up tight.

The moon flashed between banks of running clouds, and chutes of flickering lantern light spilled from shanty windows, illuminating patches of weeds, strips of mucky sand littered with fish corpses and offal and coconut tops.

His mother wer just soa - we wer a'most too mucky to sow t' corn for makking her breead.

If ye're feared o' muckying yer grand silk cloes, spread yer hankerchir o' to' top on't.

And here, where the Aldan had once run clean and fair, this mucky and unrecognizable stream now followed a strangely altered course through a sadly altered coun tryside.

She removed her mucky boots at the kitchen door, carrying them inside for fear one of the dogs might take it into his head that they were chew toys, and propped them and the distasteful hat in a corner.

Before she went in, Jill circled the place, noticing how the lovely garden in the front became a mucky innyard in back, the dung heap and the well too close together for such an expensive place.

You know what that's like when it gets all mucky above the frost line.

Across the screen of Macy’s awareness floated a cloud of mucky particles of experience, miscellaneous rapes, seductions, artistic triumphs, investment decisions, childhood traumas, and indignations, drifting murkily about.