Synonyms of muddy in English:

muddy


See definition of muddy

adjective

1‘we picked our way through the muddy ground’

SYNONYMS

waterlogged, boggy, marshy, swampy, squelchy, squishy, mucky, miry, oozy, slushy, slimy, sodden, spongy, wet, soft, heavy, sloughy

Scottish Northern English mossy, clarty

rare quaggy

2‘they changed their muddy boots’

SYNONYMS

mud-caked, mud-spattered, muddied, dirty, filthy, mucky, grubby, grimy, soiled, begrimed

ANTONYMS

clean

3‘muddy water’

SYNONYMS

murky, cloudy, muddied, turbid, opaque, impure

North American riled, roily, roiled

ANTONYMS

clear

4‘the original colours had faded to a muddy pink’

SYNONYMS

dingy, dirty, drab, dull, sludgy, washed out, flat

5‘some sentences are so muddy that their meaning can only be guessed’

SYNONYMS

incoherent, confused, muddled, jumbled, woolly, vague, fuzzy


verb

1‘you can step ashore without muddying your boots’

SYNONYMS

make muddy, cake with dirt, cake with mud, dirty, soil, begrime, grime, mire, spatter, bespatter

literary smirch, besmirch, bemire

2‘the results muddy rather than clarify the situation’

SYNONYMS

make unclear, obscure, confuse, obfuscate, blur, cloud, befog, mix up

ANTONYMS

clarify