- (America) IPA: /mʌk/
- (slimy) mud, sludge.
- The car was covered in muck from the rally race.
- I need to clean the muck off my shirt.
- Soft (or slimy) manure.
- Anything filthy or vile. Dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.
- What's that green muck on the floor?
- grub, slop, swill
- (obsolete, derogatory) money
- c. 1622, John Fletcher; Philip Massinger, “The Sea-Voyage. A Comedy.”, in Comedies and Tragedies […], London: Printed for Humphrey Robinson, […], and for Humphrey Moseley […], published 1647, OCLC 3083972 ↗, Act 5, scene 2:
- the fatal muck we quarrell'd for
- (poker) The pile of discarded cards.
- French: boue, gadoue
- German: Schlamm, Schmiere, Schmodder, Schmuddel, Schmadder, Siff
- Italian: sporcizia, porcheria
- Russian: грязь
- Spanish: porquería
muck (mucks, present participle mucking; past and past participle mucked)
- 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, to fold without showing one's cards, often done when a better hand has already been revealed.
- Italian: spalare letame, spalare, spalare merda
- Russian: выгребать