muddle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To make turbid or dirty.
    • to combine confusedly; jumble.
    • To confuse or befuddle (your brain), as with alcoholic beverages. See Synonyms at mistake.
    • To mismanage or bungle.
    • To stir or mix (a drink) gently.
    • to produce turbid, or muddy, as liquid.
    • To cloud or stupefy; to render stupid with liquor; to intoxicate partly.
    • To waste or misuse, as one does who's stupid or intoxicated.
    • To mix confusedly; to confuse; to produce a mess of; ; also, to perplex; to mystify.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to believe, work, or proceed in a confused or aimless fashion: muddled along through my high-school years.
    • To engage in dirt.
    • To think and work in a confused, aimless means.
  • noun:
    • A disordered condition; in pretty bad shape or jumble.
    • Mental confusion.
    • a mix; a confusion; a garble.
    • circumstances to be turbid or perplexed; ergo, intellectual cloudiness or dullness.
    • A mess; dirty confusion; filth.
    • Intellectual confusion; cloudiness; bewilderment.
    • some sort of chowder; a pottle made with crackers. See pottle, 2.
    • a confused large number of things
    • casual terms for a hard circumstance
  • phrasal-verb:
    • muddle through To drive onto a great outcome in a disorganized means.
  • verb:
    • To mix together, to combine up; to confuse.
    • To mash a little for usage in a cocktail.
    • make into a puddle
    • mix-up or confuse
  • others:
    • which will make foul, turbid, or dirty, as water.
    • To bewilder; perplex.
    • To intoxicate partially; cloud or stupefy, specifically with alcohol: as, to muddle an individual's minds.
    • to blow profitlessly; waste; misuse; fritter: typically with away.
    • to create into circumstances of confusion; make a mess of.
    • To mix; stir: because, to muddle chocolate or beverages.
    • To contract filth; become dirty or foul.
    • To become perplexed, specially from beverage.
    • To potter about; wander confusedly.

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