Definition of 'muck'
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It's about mucking in together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most people, we must remind ourselves, just muck along. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Which they then don't have time to read because they're too busy mucking about on the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There was no mucking around and no room for egos. The Sun (2015)We were just mucking around in her bedroom that day and we just did it. The Sun (2010)But they want it knocked back into a field of muck and dirt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your lungs have got a lot of muck to clear out. The Sun (2010)The work was classified as a restricted occupation and there was no mucking about then. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)This photo was just me mucking about. The Sun (2016)An ideal opportunity to bunk off and muck about? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was the opinion of others she was not just mucking about. The Sun (2016)You should get the chance to feed and muck out the animal on your days but it may not be required. Times, Sunday Times (2013)None of yer fancy foreign muck. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The UK industry no longer relies on casual labourers with a fork to spread muck. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When I moved in the ceilings were stained with nicotine and the carpets covered in dirt and muck. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Farmers like to complain that no one buys British any more and the delicious food that they produce is ignored in favour of foreign muck. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The zoo has performed the commercial feat of successfully charging members of the public to carry out such tasks as mucking out the animals' enclosures. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In my house the only time I saw one being used was my dad using one to clean the muck off his boots from work. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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