how to pronounce muck


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muck is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of muck in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this process and muck up the gears as he …”

meanings of muck


  1. The pile of discarded cards.
  2. Money.
  3. Soft (or slimy) manure.
  4. Mud, sludge.
  5. Grub, slop, swill.
  6. Anything filthy or vile. Dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.


  1. To manure with muck.
  2. To pass, to fold without showing one's cards, often done when a better hand has already been revealed.
  3. To do a dirty job.
  4. To shovel muck.


  1. A surname​.

muck frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word muck occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics muck can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that muck can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to muck


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