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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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