muck

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1 muck /ˈmʌk/ noun
1 muck
/ˈmʌk/
noun
Learner's definition of MUCK
[noncount] informal
chiefly British : solid waste from farm animals : manure
informal : something that is disgusting

make a muck of something

British, informal
: to do something badly or with many mistakes

— mucky

/ˈmʌki/ adjective muckier; muckiest
2 muck /ˈmʌk/ verb
mucks; mucked; mucking
2 muck
/ˈmʌk/
verb
mucks; mucked; mucking
Learner's definition of MUCK

muck about/around

[phrasal verb] British, informal
: to spend time doing things that are not useful or serious : to waste time
muck about/around with (something) : to use or do (something) in a way that is not very serious
muck (someone) about/around : to be unfair or dishonest with (someone) : to lie to or cheat (someone)

muck in

[phrasal verb] British, informal
: to help out especially by doing work

muck out

[phrasal verb]
muck (something) out or muck out (something) informal
: to clean (the place where a farm animal lives) : to remove animal waste and dirty hay, sawdust, etc., from (a place, such as a barn)

muck up

[phrasal verb]
muck (something) up or muck up (something) chiefly British, informal
: to make (something) dirty
: to spoil or ruin (something) : to make mistakes in doing or making (something)
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