Meaning of MUD in English


/mud/ , n. , v. , mudded, mudding .


1. wet, soft earth or earthy matter, as on the ground after rain, at the bottom of a pond, or along the banks of a river; mire.

2. Informal. scandalous or malicious assertions or information: The opposition threw a lot of mud at our candidate.

3. Slang. brewed coffee, esp. when strong or bitter.

4. a mixture of chemicals and other substances pumped into a drilling rig chiefly as a lubricant for the bit and shaft.


5. to cover, smear, or spatter with mud: to mud the walls of a hut.

6. to stir up the mud or sediment in: waders mudding the clear water.


7. to hide in or burrow into mud.

[ 1300-50; ME mudde, mode mudde. Cf. MOTHER 2 ]

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