(1) Slanderous remarks or charges
(2) Water soaked soil; soft wet earth
(3) Plaster with mud
(4) Soil with mud, muck, or mire
"The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
Unattested in Old English; probably cognate with (or perhaps directly borrowed from) Middle Dutch modde, Middle Low German modde, mudde (Low German Mudd).
- A dirty mixture of water and soil
- A plaster-like mixture used to texture or smooth drywall
- (construction industry slang) Wet concrete as it is being mixed, delivered and poured
- Willfully abusive, even slanderous remarks or claims, notably between political opponents
- The campaign issues got lost in all the mud from both parties
- Money, doe, especially when proceeding from dirty business
- To make muddy, dirty
- To make turbid