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Definition of muddy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



muddy somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they muddy
he / she / it muddies
past simple muddied
-ing form muddying
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  • to make something muddy She had muddied her white dress.
  • Idioms
    muddy the waters, issue, etc. (disapproving)
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    to make a simple situation confused and more complicated than it really is She deliberately muddied the waters by constantly referring to other irrelevant cases.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: muddy

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