Meaning of MUD in English


mud S3 /mʌd/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Origin: Probably from Middle Low German mudde ]

1 . wet earth that has become soft and sticky:

By the end of the game, all the kids were covered in mud.

The path beside the river was slippery with mud.

Many villages in Mali consist of mud huts.

boots caked with mud (=covered in mud)

It was impossible to move the car – its wheels had got stuck in the mud.

2 . here’s mud in your eye spoken old-fashioned used for expressing good wishes when having an alcoholic drink with someone SYN cheers British English

⇨ as clear as mud at ↑ clear 1 (18), ⇨ drag sb’s name through the mud at ↑ drag 1 (10), ⇨ sb’s name is mud at ↑ name 1 (15)

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