Translation of muddy in Spanish:

muddy

lleno de barro, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmʌdi//ˈmədi/

adjective

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    (road/floor/boots/hands) lleno de barro
    (hands/road/floor/boots) lleno de lodo
    (boots/road/hands/floor) cubierto de barro
    (road/floor/boots/hands) cubierto de lodo
    (hands/road/boots/floor) enlodado
    (road/floor/boots/hands) embarrado
    (water) turbio
    (brown/green) sucio
    the river was muddy las aguas del río estaban turbias
    • She joked about some muddy footprints left by her husband on the driveway.
    • I think the blue wash that old ladies use looks bright white to them, whereas bright white looks like a dingy, muddy yellow.
    • Yes, that seemed impossible for brown eyes - green can glow, blue can glow, but never dull muddy brown.
    • The graphics are dull and muddy at the best of times.
    • The floor hadn't been cleaned in years and muddy footprints clung to the lino.
    • The ground was very muddy, but eventually they planted their crops and their animals began to reproduce.
    • It was a rainy day in London; the muddy streets were covered with sheets of icy water when Emma and her companions arrived.
    • Too much Worcestershire or hot sauce will make the drink muddy and too spicy.
    • Her eyes are a dark, muddy brown, and there are bags even bigger than the ones under my eyes under hers.
    • I don't mind getting a bit muddy.
    • He reached and roughly grabbed the young boy's muddy blond hair, muddy as in dark not mud, and he pulled it tightly and yanked the boy close to him.
    • The well-behaved children sat on the floor, which when it rained, became muddy.
    • The muddy yellows and dark reds are unfortunate hallmarks of DLP projectors.
    • The Angel's beautiful crimson eyes dulled into a muddy, maroon color.
    • He felt his stomach heave and nearly fell to his knees, his eyes going dark, muddy gray.
    • There are no obvious image defects, but often the image is muddy and dull.
    • Liberty knelt down in the mud, not caring if her jeans got all muddy.
    • And as snow melts it soaks into the bales or makes the ground muddy.
    • Oranges and reds are slightly muddy, but yellows are clean and clear.
    • In the Great Court as I stumbled out the strong blue sky, the bright white cladding seemed pallid, muddy and dull around me.
    • She kicked, propelling herself forward and down until her fingers brushed the muddy bottom.
    • As well as the debris scattered around the worktops, muddy footprints covered the whole kitchen.
    • Fawn and slate, with an occasional tinge of a dark, muddy purple-brown give almost the only respite from black, white and grey.
    • She ran across the fields and down a path, which was a dark red muddy color now.
    • And he walked off, dragging his feet in the muddy puddles of rain.
    • I slid down the bank into a muddy puddle and entered the sheltered area.
    • If you hadn't followed me, you wouldn't be all muddy.
    • You can leave your muddy boots there and chuck your coat on the hook.
    • I got all muddy and it didn't hurt any more.
    • She looked at the men's muddy boots on her clean floor and shuddered.
    • Then I ended up in the muddy drainage ditch, so I was in a word, filthy.
    • Both battleships had been disabled, and settled on the muddy bottom of the harbour.
    • Overall, the volume is attractively produced, with only a few typos and photographs that were muddy and dark.
    • She is wearing gold loafers that seem oddly bright on the muddy blue carpet.
    • Instead of muddy red, his uniform was now dark green.
    • Whilst on our walk up a very muddy road, I realised I had lost the postcard.
    • I hate how that brown color in it makes my orange hair look muddy.
    • I can't rake up the leaves from the grass yet - it's far too muddy and wet for that.
    • If it had a physical color, it would probably be a muddy red mixed with dark, dull browns and purple.
    • An athletic boy with dark hair and muddy gray eyes like fish scales stood growling at him.

transitive verb

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    (make muddy)
    (carpet/floor) llenar de barro
    (floor/carpet) llenar de lodo
    (floor/carpet) embarrar
    you've muddied your shoes te has manchado de barro / te has embarrado los zapatos
    • Pike are acutely sensitive to vibration, as would be caused by dogs wading in shallows and muddying the water.
    • He touched his forelock as though in salute and watched as she tripped daintily out of the stables, lifting her skirts an inch or two so as not to muddy them.
    • It's a good idea to mulch each plant with an inch or so of aquarium gravel to keep soil from muddying the water.
    • Stepping out of his red helicopter on the outskirts of Kendal, Prince Charles, dressed in a camel overcoat, dark suit and muddied brogues, spent more than an hour touring the pioneering food park Plumgarths.
    • Here they provide pull-on boot covers, so you don't muddy the floor or have to unlace; a very good idea.
    • A half-mile slithery and steep muddied our boots for the first time, and brought us back to Egton Bridge where we popped down to the river.
    • Animal welfare experts and a trained sniper were muddied and exhausted before they eventually tranquilized the cattle.
    • We snake on north, eventually forking off the perfect track for a short section that might muddy your boots after rain.
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    (make unclear)
    (water) enturbiar
    to muddy the issue enredar / enmarañar las cosas
    • Treating legal marriage and religious marriage as one thing just muddies up both.
    • Sometimes court battles muddy an issue more than clarifying it.
    • As he digs deeper, the story just gets more and more muddied, and everyone's natural inclination to blame the white officers or local Klansmen threatens to hide the real truth.
    • The issue has been muddied by the fact that there were two troubling areas of reporting.
    • The issue is further muddied by the fact that ‘contractor’ has opposing meanings.
    • Incomplete or competing standards further muddied the picture.
    • However, I will pass along a few facts - they tend to get muddied in the media.
    • Some of Ellis's analyses, though thorough, seem a little muddied and somewhat belabored.
    • Oh, we've been very diplomatic but in the face of a deliberate and concerted political campaign the issues get muddied.
    • When he talks, his words trickle out and things become less muddied.
    • Depending on your perspective, he either clarified or muddied the matter.
    • For one thing, it muddies what is at the moment the strongest selling point for web services: simplicity.
    • But it also brought so many people at once into the movement that our goals got muddied.
    • I mean, rather than muddy your message along the way, is it better to go with what you know and then make corrections at a later date?
    • With five people all talking simultaneously, it can get a bit muddied, but there's a sense of fun about the whole thing that makes it absolutely worth a listen.
    • The picture is further muddied by other factors.
    • I've been moderately concerned about both - but two small stories muddy up my worries a bit.
    • Exaggerating his role in international terrorism muddies the true picture.
    • That, and the fact that recent social ‘history’ is so readily muddied and lost.
    • The result is that the question of who is the more environmental got very muddied.