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MUD

 (mŭd)
n.
A computer program, usually running over the internet, that allows multiple users to participate in virtual-reality role-playing games.

[m(ulti-)u(ser) d(ungeon), m(ulti-)u(ser) d(imension) and m(ulti-)u(ser) d(omain).]

MUD′der n.
MUD′ding n.

mud

 (mŭd)
n.
1. Wet, sticky, soft earth, as on the banks of a river.
2. Slang Wet plaster, mortar, or cement.
3. Slanderous or defamatory charges or comments: slinging mud at his opponent.
tr.v. mud·ded, mud·ding, muds
To cover or spatter with or as if with mud.

[Middle English mudde, probably from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch modde.]

mud

(mʌd)
n
1. (Geological Science) a fine-grained soft wet deposit that occurs on the ground after rain, at the bottom of ponds, lakes, etc
2. informal slander or defamation
3. clear as mud informal not at all clear
4. drag someone's name in the mud to disgrace or defame someone
5. (Brewing) here's mud in your eye informal a humorous drinking toast
6. someone's name is mud informal someone is disgraced
7. throw mud at sling mud at informal to slander; vilify
vb, muds, mudding or mudded
(tr) to soil or cover with mud
[C14: probably from Middle Low German mudde; compare Middle High German mot swamp, mud, Swedish modd slush]

mud

(mʌd)

n., v. mud•ded, mud•ding. n.
1. wet, soft earth or earthy matter; mire.
2. scandalous or malicious assertions or information.
v.t.
3. to cover or spatter with mud.
4. to stir up the mud or sediment in.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle Low German mudde. compare mother2]

mud


Past participle: mudded
Gerund: mudding

Imperative
mud
mud
Present
I mud
you mud
he/she/it muds
we mud
you mud
they mud
Preterite
I mudded
you mudded
he/she/it mudded
we mudded
you mudded
they mudded
Present Continuous
I am mudding
you are mudding
he/she/it is mudding
we are mudding
you are mudding
they are mudding
Present Perfect
I have mudded
you have mudded
he/she/it has mudded
we have mudded
you have mudded
they have mudded
Past Continuous
I was mudding
you were mudding
he/she/it was mudding
we were mudding
you were mudding
they were mudding
Past Perfect
I had mudded
you had mudded
he/she/it had mudded
we had mudded
you had mudded
they had mudded
Future
I will mud
you will mud
he/she/it will mud
we will mud
you will mud
they will mud
Future Perfect
I will have mudded
you will have mudded
he/she/it will have mudded
we will have mudded
you will have mudded
they will have mudded
Future Continuous
I will be mudding
you will be mudding
he/she/it will be mudding
we will be mudding
you will be mudding
they will be mudding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mudding
you have been mudding
he/she/it has been mudding
we have been mudding
you have been mudding
they have been mudding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mudding
you will have been mudding
he/she/it will have been mudding
we will have been mudding
you will have been mudding
they will have been mudding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mudding
you had been mudding
he/she/it had been mudding
we had been mudding
you had been mudding
they had been mudding
Conditional
I would mud
you would mud
he/she/it would mud
we would mud
you would mud
they would mud
Past Conditional
I would have mudded
you would have mudded
he/she/it would have mudded
we would have mudded
you would have mudded
they would have mudded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mud - water soaked soilmud - water soaked soil; soft wet earth  
bleaching clay, bleaching earth - an adsorbent clay that will remove coloring from oils
mud pie - a mass of mud that a child has molded into the shape of pie
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
mire, slop - deep soft mud in water or slush; "they waded through the slop"
2.mud - slanderous remarks or charges
slander - words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
Verb1.mud - soil with mud, muck, or miremud - soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil - make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
2.mud - plaster with mud
masonry - the craft of a mason
daub, plaster - coat with plaster; "daub the wall"

mud

noun dirt, clay, ooze, silt, sludge, mire, slime, slob (Irish), gloop (informal) Their lorry got stuck in the mud.

mud

verb
To soil with mud:
Translations
طِيـنٌوَحْل
калтиня
bláto
mudderælte
koto
muda
mutakura
blatoglib
sáriszap
for, leîja
진흙
drumzlinasdumblasdumblėtas krantasišpurvintipurvinti
dubļidūņas
blato
lera
โคลน
bùn

mud

[mʌd]
A. Nbarro m, lodo m
to stick in the mud [cart] → quedarse atascado en el barro; [ship] → embarrancar
(here's) mud in your eye! (toast) → ¡salud y pesetas!
to drag sb's name through the mudensuciar el nombre de algn
his name is mudtiene muy mala fama
to sling or throw mud at sbvilipendiar or insultar a algn, poner a algn como un trapo or por los suelos
B. CPD mud bank Nbanco m de lodo
mud bath Nbaño m de lodo
mud flap Ncortina f
mud hut Nchoza f de barro
mud pack Nmascarilla f de barro
mud pie Nbola f de barro
mud wall Ntapia f
mud wrestling N espectáculo de lucha sobre un cuadrilátero de barro

mud

[ˈmʌd] nboue f
to get stuck in mud → s'embourber

mud

n
Schlamm m; (on roads etc) → Matsch m; (here’s) mud in your eye! (dated)zum Wohl!, prösterchen! (hum)
(fig) his name is mud (inf)er ist unten durch (inf); to drag somebody/somebody’s name or reputation through the mudjdn/jds guten Namen in den Schmutz zerren or ziehen; to throw or sling mudim Schmutz or Dreck (inf)wühlen; to throw or sling mud at somebodyjdn mit Schmutz bewerfen; to throw or sling mud at somethingetw in den Dreck (inf)or Schmutz ziehen; some of the mud has stuck/is bound to sticketwas ist hängen geblieben/bleibt immer hängen; mud sticksetwas bleibt immer hängen

mud

:
mud bath
nSchlammbad nt; (Med) → Moorbad nt
mud-coloured
adjschmutzig grau

mud

:
mudflap
n (Aut etc) → Schmutzfänger m
mud flat
nWatt(enmeer) nt no pl
mudguard
n (Brit) (on cycles) → Schutzblech nt; (on cars) → Kotflügel m
mud hut
nLehmhütte f
mudpack
mud pie
nKuchen m (aus Sand, Erde etc)
mudslinger
nDreckschleuder f (inf)
mudslinging
nSchlechtmacherei f; all that mud before every electiondiese gegenseitige Verunglimpfung vor jeder Wahl; we’ve had enough mudes ist genug im Schmutz or Dreck (inf)gewühlt worden
adj a mud election campaignein Wahlkampf, der darin besteht, sich gegenseitig mit Schmutz zu bewerfen; the election turned into a mud matchdie Wahlen arteten zur reinsten Schlammschlacht aus
mud wrestling
nSchlammringen nt

mud

[mʌd] n
a.fango
b. (fig) his name is mudnon è molto ben visto
to sling mud at sb → gettar fango addosso a qn

mud

(mad) noun
wet soft earth.
ˈmuddy adjective
covered with or containing mud. muddy boots/water.
verb
to make muddy. You've muddied the floor!
ˈmudflat noun
(often in plural) an area of muddy seaside land which is covered with water at high tide.
ˈmudguard noun
a shield or guard over the wheel of a car, bicycle etc to keep mud, rainwater etc from splashing upwards.
ˈmudskipper noun
a small fish found in shallow coastal waters, able to jump about and climb low rocks to look for food.

mud

طِيـنٌ bláto mudder Schlamm λάσπη barro muta boue blato fango 진흙 modder søle błoto lama грязь lera โคลน çamur bùn 泥泞
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We don't want to hang up on the mud flats for the rest of the night.
The startling object which thus made an epoch for uncle Pullet was no other than little Lucy, with one side of her person, from her small foot to her bonnet-crown, wet and discolored with mud, holding out two tiny blackened hands, and making a very piteous face.
Changing horses for the last time, we again began wading through the mud.
said the brothers, 'this is pure mud, straight from the ditch.
This kind of masonry was continued for some time, repeated supplies of wood and mud being brought, and treated in the same manner.
Looking on the bridge he saw equally uniform living waves of soldiers, shoulder straps, covered shakos, knapsacks, bayonets, long muskets, and, under the shakos, faces with broad cheekbones, sunken cheeks, and listless tired expressions, and feet that moved through the sticky mud that covered the planks of the bridge.
And this do I say also to the o'erthrowers of statues: It is certainly the greatest folly to throw salt into the sea, and statues into the mud.
For, now, the last of the fleet of ships was round the last low point we had headed; and the last green barge, straw-laden, with a brown sail, had followed; and some ballast-lighters, shaped like a child's first rude imitation of a boat, lay low in the mud; and a little squat shoal-lighthouse on open piles, stood crippled in the mud on stilts and crutches; and slimy stakes stuck out of the mud, and slimy stones stuck out of the mud, and red landmarks and tidemarks stuck out of the mud, and an old landing-stage and an old roofless building slipped into the mud, and all about us was stagnation and mud.
He walked up hill in the mire by the side of the mail, as the rest of the passengers did; not because they had the least relish for walking exercise, under the circumstances, but because the hill, and the harness, and the mud, and the mail, were all so heavy, that the horses had three times already come to a stop, besides once drawing the coach across the road, with the mutinous intent of taking it back to Blackheath.
As much mud in the streets as if the waters had but newly retired from the face of the earth, and it would not be wonderful to meet a Megalosaurus, forty feet long or so, waddling like an elephantine lizard up Holborn Hill.
The mud of Paris," he said to himself--for decidedly he thought that he was sure that the gutter would prove his refuge for the night; and what can one do in a refuge, except dream?
As he ran, he was splashed with mud even up to his cap.