Definition of mucky:
muddied, swampy, spongelike, marshy, smudged, bemired, loose-fitting, slipshod, draggled, clean, muddy, besmirched, cruddy, doughy, unclean, stained, uncleanly, grotty, slapdash, sluggish, spongy, slimy, cloudy, turbid, waterlogged, nasty, soiled, dirty, sloughy, inert, baggy, black, miry, squishy, wet, boggy, quaggy, pulpy, oozy, haphazard, blackened, befouled, overemotional, soggy, squashy, torpid, sullied, slushy, begrimed, mirky, sludgy, bedraggled.
- dirty (part of speech: verb)
unclean (part of speech: adjective)
Great yellow butterflies, with black markings upon their wings, floated lazily here and there, and at last settled in a magnificent cluster upon a moist spot in a mucky place where something pleased their fancy, and where they fed and fluttered tremulously.- "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
- "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
- "Tales of the Five Towns", Arnold Bennett.