1. [ noun ] (geography) a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
Synonyms: morass quag quagmire
Related terms: bog
2. [ verb ] cause to get stuck as if in a mire
Synonyms: bog_down

"The mud mired our cart"

Related terms: get_stuck get_stuck
3. [ verb ] be unable to move further
Synonyms: bog_down grind_to_a_halt get_stuck

"The car bogged down in the sand"

Related terms: stand_still get_stranded
4. [ verb ] entrap
Synonyms: entangle

"Our people should not be mired in the past"

Related terms: involve web
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13977
6. [ verb ] soil with mud, muck, or mire
Synonyms: mud muck_up muck

"The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

Related terms: dirty mud
Similar spelling:   Mireya