Synonyms of muddy in English:

muddy


See definition of muddy

adjective

1‘we picked our way through the muddy ground’

SYNONYMS
waterlogged, boggy, marshy, swampy, squelchy, squishy, mucky, miry, oozy, slushy, slimy, sodden, spongy, wet, soft, heavy, sloughy
British dialect claggy
Scottish, Northern English mossy, clarty
rare quaggy

2‘they changed their muddy boots’

SYNONYMS
mud-caked, mud-spattered, muddied, dirty, filthy, mucky, grubby, grimy, soiled, begrimed
ANTONYMS

clean

3‘muddy water’

SYNONYMS
murky, cloudy, muddied, turbid, opaque, impure
North American riled, roily, roiled
ANTONYMS

clear

4‘the original colours had faded to a muddy pink’

SYNONYMS
dingy, dirty, drab, dull, sludgy, washed out, flat

5‘some sentences are so muddy that their meaning can only be guessed’

SYNONYMS
incoherent, confused, muddled, jumbled, woolly, vague, fuzzy

verb

1‘you can step ashore without muddying your boots’

SYNONYMS
make muddy, cake with dirt, cake with mud, dirty, soil, begrime, grime, mire, spatter, bespatter
literary smirch, besmirch, bemire

2‘the results muddy rather than clarify the situation’

SYNONYMS
make unclear, obscure, confuse, obfuscate, blur, cloud, befog, mix up
ANTONYMS

clarify