From Middle English mok, muk, from Old Norse myki, mykr (“dung”) (compare Icelandic mykja), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meug (“slick, slippery”), *meuk (compare Welsh mign (“swamp”), Latin mūcus (“snot”), mucere (“to be moldy or musty”), Latvian mukls (“swampy”), Ancient Greek mýxa 'mucus, lamp wick', mýkes 'fungus'), from *(s)meug, meuk 'to slip'. More at meek.
- Slimy mud.
- The car was covered in muck from the rally race.
- I need to clean the muck off my shirt.
- Soft or slimy manure.
- dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.
- What's that green muck on the floor? It looks like an alien.
- To shovel muck.
- We need to muck the stable before it gets too thick.
- To manure with muck.
- To do a dirty job.
- (poker, colloquial) To pass (give one's cards back to the dealer).
- muck about
- muck around
- muck in
- muck out
- muck up
- muck spreader
- common as muck
- where there's muck there's brass
- Alternative form of muc.
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- Kiss sound, mwah