[muhd-ler] /ˈmʌd lər/
a swizzle stick with an enlarged tip for stirring drinks, crushing fruit or sugar, etc.
a person who or through.
a miller’s thumb.
a person who muddles or muddles through
(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.
noun 1. a salamander, Siren lacertina, having external gills, tiny front legs, and no hind legs, inhabiting shallow waters in the southeastern U.S.
[Spanish moo-th e-hahr] /Spanish muˈðɛ hɑr/ noun, plural Mudéjares [moo-th e-hah-res] /muˈðɛ hɑˌrɛs/ (Show IPA) 1. a Muslim permitted to remain in Spain after the Christian reconquest, especially during the 8th to the 13th centuries. adjective 2. of or relating to a style of Spanish architecture from the 13th to 16th centuries, a fusion of […]