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muck

 (mŭk)
n.
1. A moist sticky mixture, especially of mud and filth.
2. Moist farmyard dung; manure.
3. Dark fertile soil containing decaying vegetable matter.
4. Something filthy or disgusting.
5. Earth, rocks, or clay excavated in mining.
6. The pile of discarded cards, as in poker: threw his hand into the muck.
v. mucked, muck·ing, mucks
v.tr.
1. To fertilize with manure or compost.
2. To make dirty, especially with muck.
3. To remove muck or dirt from (a mine, for example).
4. To fold (one's hand) in a card game, especially by pushing one's cards away.
v.intr.
To muck one's hand in a card game.
Phrasal Verbs:
muck about Chiefly British
To spend time idly; putter.
muck up Informal
To bungle, damage, or ruin.

[Middle English muk, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse myki, dung.]

muck′i·ly adv.
muck′y adj.
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mucky

(ˈmʌkɪ)
adj, muckier or muckiest
1. dirty
2. of or like muck
ˈmuckily adv
ˈmuckiness n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mucky - (of soil) soft and waterymucky - (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"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
2.mucky - dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck; "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable"
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
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mucky

adjective dirty, soiled, muddy, filthy, messy, grimy, mud-caked, bespattered, begrimed, skanky (slang) The design means that you can't see the odd mucky mark.
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mucky

adjective
Of, relating to, or covered with slime:
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Translations
وَسِخ، قَذِر
špinavýzaneřáděný
møgbeskidt
óòrifalegur
çok pis

mucky

[ˈmʌkɪ] ADJ (muckier (compar) (muckiest (superl))) (= muddy) → lleno de barro, embarrado; (= filthy) → sucio, asqueroso, mugroso (LAm)
keep your mucky paws off!¡no toques con esas manazas tan sucias!
to get mucky (= muddy) → llenarse de barro, embarrarse; (= filthy) → ponerse hecho un asco, ensuciarse
to get sth mucky (= muddy) → llenar algo de barro, embarrar algo; (= filthy) → dejar algo hecho un asco, ensuciar algo
you're a mucky pup!¡qué cochinote eres!
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mucky

[ˈmʌki] adj (= dirty) → boueux/euse, sale
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mucky

adj (+er)dreckig (inf), → schmutzig; soil etcmatschig; to get oneself/something all muckysich/etw ganz dreckig (inf)or schmutzig machen; you mucky thing or pup! (Brit inf) → du Ferkel! (inf); keep your mucky paws off! (hum inf)nimm deine dreckigen Pfoten weg! (inf)
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mucky

[ˈmʌkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (muddy) → fangoso/a; (filthy) → sudicio/a, sporco/a, lordo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

muck

(mak) noun
dung, filth, rubbish etc. farm yard muck.
ˈmucky adjective
muck about/around
1. to do things without any definite plan.
2. to fool around.
muck out
to clean (a stable).
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It made me realise that I needed to have more compassion for the muckier of pups amongst us.
With the trade war raging, relations between the United States and China are getting muckier. In a recent development, the FBI has started questioning American graduates who received their master's degree from China's Yenching Academy, media reports said Wednesday.
She refuses to shy away from the muckier jobs adding: "I'm also cleaning toilets, sweeping very hands-on.
It was blatantly obvious that Lynch was much muckier at the end of the race than he was at the start.
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DOWN ON THE FARM YOU don't get much muckier than on a farm, but the book explains that children raised on farms have certain immune advantages over children brought up in cities.
I think more appropriate would be to imagine mashed potatoes coming to life then doing an imitation of Forrest Gump: an even more Southern, muckier version of "Stupid is as stupid does."
It seems the AAP leaders 'got into the muck' to make it muckier. Here is the AAP scoreboard which shows the party fares no better than others in the field.
But no matter, I have found a way of circumnavigating the muckier elements and now, oh yes, I am very much the horticulturalist.