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See definition of mucking on Dictionary.com
  • as inmuddle
  • as inperplex
  • as inslave
  • as insnarl
  • as insoil
  • as inshovel
  • as inbemire
  • as indrift
  • as indrudge

synonyms for mucking

  • befuddle
  • clutter
  • complicate
  • derange
  • discombobulate
  • disturb
  • fluster
  • perturb
  • addle
  • bewilder
  • blunder
  • botch
  • bungle
  • confound
  • daze
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • disorient
  • entangle
  • foul
  • jumble
  • mess
  • mix
  • muck
  • mumble
  • murmur
  • nonplus
  • perplex
  • rattle
  • ravel
  • ruffle
  • scramble
  • shuffle
  • snafu
  • snarl
  • spoil
  • stumble
  • stupefy
  • tangle
  • throw
  • tumble
  • foul up
  • louse up
  • make a mess of
  • misarrange
  • mix up
  • psych out
  • stir up
  • throw off

antonyms for mucking

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • comfort
  • explain
  • order
  • soothe
  • arrange
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • do well
  • enlighten
  • fix
  • help
  • organize
  • succeed
  • untangle
  • untwist
  • educate
  • explicate
  • untangle
  • untwist
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • exclude
  • explain
  • order
  • organize
  • fix
  • laugh
  • simplify
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How to use mucking in a sentence

Roving and changing and mucking about in crowds—no; I was fed up with that when he sent me away to school.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Look at your watch again and curse the mucking hombre de negocios who's holding up your big deal.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
I took no more trouble than to turn my back on Grimalson, who was arguing that all this water was mucking the dry provisions.
FOE-FARRELLARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
When mucking by hand, the mucking gangs consisted of from 15 to 20 men.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, VOL. LXVIII, SEPT. 1910F. LAVIS
But what's the good of my mucking about in a filthy uniform?
SONIA BETWEEN TWO WORLDSSTEPHEN MCKENNA
You'd think so if you'd been mucking round the East End all Winter with your life in your hands.
ALIAS THE LONE WOLFLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Not mucking about all round a thing and seeing it from about twenty different sides like I do.
IF WINTER COMESA.S.M. HUTCHINSON
Gob, that puts the bloody kybosh on it if old sloppy eyes is mucking up the show.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
The drillers did most of the mucking out of the heading before setting up the drills.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, VOL. LXVIII, SEPT. 1910B. H. M. HEWETT
F—Time between completion of mucking and putting in first plate, spent in shoving the jacks back.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, VOL. LXVIII, SEPT. 1910B. H. M. HEWETT
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