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Definition of "mud" []

  • Wet, sticky, soft earth, as on the banks of a river. (noun)
  • Slang Wet plaster, mortar, or cement. (noun)
  • Slanderous or defamatory charges or comments: slinging mud at his opponent. (noun)
  • To cover or spatter with or as if with mud. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mud" in a sentence
  • "An 'heah de salvation train is stuck deep in de mud, an' yer know Arkansas mud _hit's mud_; hit ain't b'iled custard; no, it ain't, an 'hit sticks like glue!"
  • "Unless a person lives on a farm and tracks in mud from the path straight inside the door, white or any pastel will do just as well as brown or black."
  • "Apparently girls whose cars are stuck in mud is an emerging sexual fetish."