(not in technical use) the larva of any of several insects, as the dung beetle, which lives in or beneath manure.
any larva or worm that lives in mud
(informal) a miser
[muhk-ee] /ˈmʌk i/ adjective, muckier, muckiest. 1. of or like muck. 2. filthy, dirty, or slimy. 3. British Informal. /ˈmʌkɪ/ adjective muckier, muckiest 1. dirty 2. of or like muck
/ˈmʌkɪˌmʌk/ noun 1. (Canadian, informal) a person who is or looks very important
noun High circle of power: the stratosphere of Washington mucky-muckdom (1970s+)
Related Terms high muckety-muck