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English noun: muck

1. muck (substance) any thick, viscous matter

Synonymsgoo, gook, goop, guck, gunk, ooze, slime, sludge

Broader (hypernym)matter

Narrower (hyponym)sapropel

2. muck (substance) fecal matter of animals

Synonymsdroppings, dung

Broader (hypernym)BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, stool

Narrower (hyponym)buffalo chip, chip, coprolite, cow chip, cow dung, cow pie, cowpie, pigeon droppings

English verb: muck

1. muck (change) remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

2. muck (motion) spread manure, as for fertilization


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)scatter, spread, spread out

3. muck (contact) soil with mud, muck, or mire

SamplesThe child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden.

Synonymsmire, muck up, mud

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil

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