Definition of muckiness in US English:

muckiness

noun

  • See mucky

    • ‘Smiley is matter-of-fact about the muckiness of farm life: castrating piglets, spreading dangerous chemicals and eternal scrubbing.’
    • ‘Amongst the muckiness of poverty, walking past shops with aisles of dusty goods, along an empty road, I come across a man whistling.’
    • ‘But he has an eye for human behaviour, in all its muckiness, that is totally clear.’
    • ‘The muckiness is intensified on warmer days when the snow and ice melts into a brown slush.’
    • ‘Rather, it appeals to those who revel in the muckiness of oil paint.’

Pronunciation

muckiness

/ˈməkinəs//ˈməkēnəs/