what is difference between droppings and muck
- plural of dropping
From Middle English mok, muk, from Old Norse myki, mykr (“dung”) or less likely Old English *moc (in hlōsmoc (“pigsty dung”)) (compare Icelandic mykja and Danish møg (“dung”)), from Proto-Germanic *mukī (“dung; manure”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mewg-, *mewk- (“slick, slippery”) (compare Welsh mign (“swamp”), Latin mūcus (“snot”), mucere (“to be moldy or musty”), Latvian mukls (“swampy”), Albanian myk (“mould”), Ancient Greek mýxa ‘mucus, lamp wick’, mýkes ‘fungus’), from *(s)mewg, mewk ‘to slip’. More at meek.
- (US) IPA(key): /mʌk/
- Rhymes: -ʌk
muck (usually uncountable, plural mucks)
- (slimy) mud, sludge.
- The car was covered in muck from the rally race.
- I need to clean the muck off my shirt.
- Soft (or slimy) manure.
- Anything filthy or vile. Dirt; something that makes another thing dirty.
- What’s that green muck on the floor?
- grub, slop, swill
- (obsolete, derogatory) money
- the fatal muck we quarrell’d for
- (poker) The pile of discarded cards.
- (Scotland, slang) heroin
muck (third-person singular simple present mucks, present participle mucking, simple past and past participle mucked)
- To shovel muck.
- We need to muck the stable before it gets too thick.
- To manure with muck.
- To do a dirty job.
- (poker, colloquial) To pass, to fold without showing one’s cards, often done when a better hand has already been revealed.
- (Australia, informal) To vomit.
- Move out of the way, I think I’m gonna muck.
- muck about
- muck around
- muck in
- muck out
- muck up
- muck spreader
- common as muck
- where there’s muck there’s brass
muck f (genitive singular muickey or muigey, plural mucyn or muckyn or muick)
- Alternative form of muc
Probably of North Germanic origin; compare Old Norse myki, mykr ‘dung’.
- dung, manure, muck
muck (third-person singular present mucks, present participle muckin, past muckit, past participle muckit)
- To dirty, foul
- IPA(key): /mɵk/
- Rhymes: -ɵk
From mucka (“to protest”).
muck n (indeclinable)
- (colloquial) an objection, a protest
- (colloquial, bleached) discernable part of an utterance
- The second sense is usually used in the expression inte höra/begripa ett muck (”not hear/understand a thing”).
- knyst (sense 2)
From Tavringer Romani muck (“free”), from Romani muk- (“to let, to release, to leave”). Related to Sanskrit मुञ्चति (muñcati, “to release, to free, to let go”).
- (military, colloquial) demobilization
- muck in Svensk ordbok (SO)
- “muck” in Gerd Carling, Romani i svenskan: Storstadsslang och standardspråk, Stockholm: Carlsson, 2005, →ISBN, page 92.
- IPA(key): /mudʒk/
- Kiss sound, mwah