[muhd-l-hed] /ˈmʌd lˌhɛd/
a stupid person; blunderer.
[muhd-l-hed-id] /ˈmʌd lˌhɛd ɪd/ adjective 1. confused in one’s thinking; blundering: a muddleheaded assertion. /ˌmʌdəlˈhɛdɪd/ adjective 1. mentally confused or vague
[muhd-ler] /ˈmʌd lər/ noun 1. a swizzle stick with an enlarged tip for stirring drinks, crushing fruit or sugar, etc. 2. a person who or through. 3. a miller’s thumb. /ˈmʌdlə/ noun 1. a person who muddles or muddles through 2. (US) an instrument for mixing drinks thoroughly
[muhd-ee] /ˈmʌd i/ adjective, muddier, muddiest. 1. abounding in or covered with . 2. not clear or pure: muddy colors. 3. cloudy with sediment: muddy coffee. 4. dull, as the complexion. 5. not clear mentally. 6. obscure or vague, as thought, expression, or literary style. 7. Horse Racing. denoting the condition of a track after […]
- Muddy the waters
Confuse the issue, as in Bringing up one irrelevant fact after another, he succeeded in muddying the waters. This metaphoric expression, alluding to making a pond or stream turbid by stirring up mud from the bottom, was first recorded in 1837.