As adjectives the difference between muddy and puddly
is that muddy
is covered with or full of mud or wet soil while puddly
is consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.
As a verb muddy
is to get mud on (something).
Covered with or full of mud or wet soil.
- He slogged across the muddy field.
With mud or other sediment brought into suspension, turbid.
- Take off your muddy boots before you come inside.
Not clear; mixed up or blurry.
- The previously limpid water was now muddy as a result of the epic struggle.
Confused; stupid; incoherent; vague.
- The picture is decent, but the sound is muddy.
- cold hearts and muddy understandings
(euphemistic) Soiled with feces.
- dost think I am so muddy , so unsettled
To get mud on (something).
To make a mess of, or create confusion with regard to; to muddle.
- If you muddy your shoes don't wear them inside.
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- The discussion only muddied their understanding of the subject.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: a primate scream - first look review", The Guardian , 1 July 2014:
- As the humans establish tentative bonds with their evolutionary cousins, the inter-species waters start to muddy .
Consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.