Definition of 'muddle'
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Other than that, most of us muddle along with our stresses and anxieties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If it suggests muddled thinking, then that is what you get when you chop and change endlessly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are getting ourselves into a muddle about religion and politics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The difference between the two is muddled and may just be a matter of quantity and concentration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You muddle along in a second marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thousands of us muddle about in the middle of this argument. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or will we all just muddle through? The Sun (2015)Strictly often muddled along on less than ten million. The Sun (2009)The government is guilty of muddled thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Society has got itself into a right old muddle about body image. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The robots mix and they muddle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was just the usual muddle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was a process with a beginning, a muddle and an end. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a muddled and unsatisfying mix of both. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All governments have a beginning, a muddle and an end. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I am their dad but it all gets muddled sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A muddled, confused research question will likely lead to equally muddled and confused results. Sociology (1995)In this story of a dark family muddle she examines the worth of nostalgia; do family trinkets and familiar rituals help or hinder us? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The key thing, for us, was whether the romance and togetherness you look for in a honeymoon could be combined with the muddle of a family holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'muddle'
British English: muddle /ˈmʌdl/ NOUN
A muddle is a confused state or situation.
My thoughts are all in a muddle.
- American English: muddle
- Arabic: تَشَوُّشٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: desordem
- Chinese: 困惑
- Croatian: zbrka
- Czech: nepořádek
- Danish: virvar
- Dutch: verwarring
- European Spanish: enredo
- Finnish: sotku
- French: pagaille
- German: Durcheinander
- Greek: ανακατωσούρα
- Italian: disordine
- Japanese: 混乱状態
- Korean: 뒤죽박죽
- Norwegian: rot
- Polish: zamieszanie
- European Portuguese: desordem
- Romanian: harababură
- Russian: путаница
- Spanish: enredo
- Swedish: röra oreda
- Thai: ความไม่เป็นระเบียบ
- Turkish: kargaşa
- Ukrainian: безлад
- Vietnamese: tình trạng lộn xộn
Definition of muddle from the Collins English Dictionary
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