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mucky adj
1 (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" [syn: boggy, marshy, miry, muddy, quaggy, sloughy, swampy]
2 dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck; "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable" [syn: muddy] [also: muckiest, muckier]

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Adjective

mucky (comparative muckier, superlative muckiest)
  1. Covered in muck.
  2. Obscene, pornographic.

Quotations

(covered in muck):
  • 1991: Tell them if you want a mucky oven cleaned before the visit as special steam-cleaning equipment may be needed. Ideal Home, South Bank Publishing group
(obscene):
  • 1992: The mucky message carried the name of a constable at the top. — The Daily Mirror, Mirror Group Newspapers

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