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Synonyms for muddle
ˈmʌd l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother(noun)

    a confused multitude of things

    Synonyms:
    hole, jam, fuddle, jumbal, clutter, mare's nest, mess, patchwork, hodgepodge, smother, pickle, fix, jumble, kettle of fish, welter

  2. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish(verb)

    informal terms for a difficult situation

    "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, smother, peck, mint, crush, plenty, lot, location, locating, localisation, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, mare's nest, press, jam, pile, muckle, fixture, mend, golf hole, electronic jamming, good deal, maw, fixing, mending, sight, gob, trap, deal, pickle, flock, stack, kettle of fish, fuddle, wad, messiness, hatful, mickle, hollow, heap, great deal, mess, repair, clutter, mess hall, mass, jamming, batch, yap, mountain, welter, spate, mussiness, slew, localization, jumble, cakehole, muss, reparation, pot

  3. muddle, puddle(verb)

    make into a puddle

    "puddled mire"

    Synonyms:
    wee, piddle, urinate, addle, wee-wee, micturate, pass water, puddle, piss, spend a penny, relieve oneself, take a leak, make water, pee, make, pee-pee

  4. addle, muddle, puddle(verb)

    mix up or confuse

    "He muddled the issues"

    Synonyms:
    wee, piddle, urinate, addle, wee-wee, micturate, pass water, puddle, piss, spend a penny, relieve oneself, take a leak, make water, pee, make, pee-pee

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. muddle

    Synonyms:
    fail, waste, fritter away, confuse, derange, misarrange

    Antonyms:
    clarify, manage, economize, classify, arrange

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. muddle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make muddy, make turbid

  2. muddle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stupefy, fuddle, inebriate, make half drunk, make tipsy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. muddle(n)

    Synonyms:
    confusion

  2. muddle(v)

    Synonyms:
    confuse, fuddle, bewilder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "muddle":

    confusion, imbroglio, mess, chaos, tangle

How to pronounce muddle?

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How to say muddle in sign language?

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How to use muddle in a sentence?

  1. Wendy Winstead:

    We run fan, radios, TVs everything we can to muddle the sound.

  2. Mark Cohen:

    The retailers who were wandering around aimlessly pre-pandemic are going to be substantially less likely to muddle through than they were before.

  3. Brian Gibbons:

    We do think that we'll see another leg down from here, but when you peel back the onion, we don't think defaults rates will be as bad as some people think, yes, there are about 20-25 names that could be in danger, but we think many of them should be able to muddle through over the next year.

  4. Mohamed El-Erian:

    I think the probability of an accident is now somewhat higher. I don't think we can just muddle through forever on Greece.

  5. Steven Feldstein:

    These companies, particularly Apple, are really interesting because they have a lot more to lose, particularly given the amount of hardware that they sell in terms of iPhones as well as their manufacturing, i don't know exactly where they're going to end up... short of a lot of public pressure, it's easy to conceive of a scenario where they try to also muddle their way through.


Translations for muddle

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  • Wirrwarr, verwirrenGerman
  • confusiónSpanish
  • sekasotku, sotkea, sekoittaa, sotkuFinnish
  • confondre, mélangerFrench
  • cuir tro-chèileScottish Gaelic
  • kekacauanIndonesian
  • konfuzeskarIdo
  • imbrogliare, impasticciare, guazzabuglio, casino, ingarbugliare, pastrocchio, pateracchio, pasticcio, intruglio, pastrocchiare, aggrovigliare, pasticciare, arruffareItalian
  • wirwar, verwarren, door mekaar mengen, warboelDutch
  • baralharPortuguese
  • încâlci, a face confuz, încurcaRomanian
  • röra, oreda, virrvarrSwedish

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