muddle / ˈmʌd l /


muddle4 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

mud·dled, mud·dling.

  1. to mix up in a confused or bungling manner; jumble.
  2. to cause to become mentally confused.
  3. to cause to become confused or stupid with or as if with an intoxicating drink.
v. 无主动词 verb

mud·dled, mud·dling.

  1. to behave, proceed, or think in a confused or aimless fashion or with an air of improvisation: Some people just muddle along, waiting for their big break.
n. 名词 noun
  1. the state or condition of being muddled, especially a confused mental state.
  2. a confused, disordered, or embarrassing condition; mess.
v. 动词组 verb
  1. muddle through, to achieve a certain degree of success but without much skill, polish, experience, or direction: None of us knew much about staging a variety show, so we just had to muddle through.

muddle 近义词

n. 名词 noun

confused state

v. 动词 verb

confuse, disorganize


  1. If you follow friends, celebrities, news organizations, humor accounts, and others, all the disparate content will get jumbled together in a muddle.
  2. In many other cases, the result of using the tropes of so-called low culture as a vehicle for high-minded commentary has been a misguided, potentially offensive muddle.
  3. But the option of replacing a new diplomatic breakthrough with open-ended diplomatic muddle-through is not on the table.
  4. Those desperate to find a middle ground in this political muddle could find some silver linings in the survey findings.
  5. Meanwhile, the muddle in Malaysia makes it far harder for the searchers to know where to look.
  6. That common denominator gets lost in the muddle, sometimes, when we talk about fashion.
  7. This is not a moment to get misty-eyed and muddle-headed about freedom of the press or right to know.
  8. Now, contrast that awful muddle of unreason and injustice with what you call my "counsels of despair."
  9. Here the Scot entered into explanations which threw the Cockney's brain into a complete muddle.
  10. I mean—Well, anyhow I take it Mr. Remington stands for constructing a civilised state out of this muddle.
  11. It's all a muddle, a compromise, a monstrosity, like everything else you produce; there's nothing in it that goes on all-fours.
  12. And I'm a cripple, and she's beautiful—— Oh, my mind's in a muddle!