4 letter word starting with mu

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
muce noun See Muse, and Muset.
much compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time., Many in number., High in rank or position., A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I., A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable., To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly.
muck abbreviation of Amuck., Dung in a moist state; manure., Vegetable mold mixed with earth, as found in low, damp places and swamps., Anything filthy or vile., Money; — in contempt., Like muck; mucky; also, used in collecting or distributing muck; as, a muck fork., To manure with muck.
muff noun A soft cover of cylindrical form, usually of fur, worn by women to shield the hands from cold., A short hollow cylinder surrounding an object, as a pipe., A blown cylinder of glass which is afterward flattened out to make a sheet., A stupid fellow; a poor-spirited person., A failure to hold a ball when once in the hands., The whitethroat., To handle awkwardly; to fumble; to fail to hold, as a ball, in catching it.
mule noun A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare, sometimes a horse and a she-ass. See Hinny., A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; — called also hybrid., A very stubborn person., A machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; — called also jenny and mule-jenny.
mull noun A thin, soft kind of muslin., A promontory; as, the Mull of Cantyre., A snuffbox made of the small end of a horn., Dirt; rubbish., To powder; to pulverize., To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate; — usually with over; as, to mull over a thought or a problem., An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of the larger., To heat, sweeten, and enrich with spices; as, to mull wine., To dispirit or deaden; to dull or blunt.
mumm verb i. To sport or make diversion in a mask or disguise; to mask.
mump verb i. To move the lips with the mouth closed; to mumble, as in sulkiness., To talk imperfectly, brokenly, or feebly; to chatter unintelligibly., To cheat; to deceive; to play the beggar., To be sullen or sulky., To utter imperfectly, brokenly, or feebly., To work over with the mouth; to mumble; as, to mump food., To deprive of (something) by cheating; to impose upon.
mund noun See Mun.
mung noun Green gram, a kind of pulse (Phaseolus Mungo), grown for food in British India.
mure noun A wall., To inclose in walls; to wall; to immure; to shut up.
murk adjective Dark; murky., Darkness; mirk., The refuse of fruit, after the juice has been expressed; marc.
murr noun A catarrh.
musa noun A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (M. paradisiaca of Linnaeus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (M. Ensete), the Philippine Island (M. textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain.
muse noun A gap or hole in a hedge, hence, wall, or the like, through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset., One of the nine goddesses who presided over song and the different kinds of poetry, and also the arts and sciences; — often used in the plural., A particular power and practice of poetry., A poet; a bard., To think closely; to study in silence; to meditate., To be absent in mind; to be so occupied in study or contemplation as not to observe passing scenes or things present; to be in a brown study., To wonder., To think on; to meditate on., To wonder at., Contemplation which abstracts the mind from passing scenes; absorbing thought; hence, absence of mind; a brown study., Wonder, or admiration.
mush noun Meal (esp. Indian meal) boiled in water; hasty pudding; supawn., To notch, cut, or indent, as cloth, with a stamp.
musk noun A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the consistence of honey, obtained from a bag being behind the navel of the male musk deer. It has a slightly bitter taste, but is specially remarkable for its powerful and enduring odor. It is used in medicine as a stimulant antispasmodic. The term is also applied to secretions of various other animals, having a similar odor., The musk deer. See Musk deer (below)., The perfume emitted by musk, or any perfume somewhat similar., The musk plant (Mimulus moschatus)., A plant of the genus Erodium (E. moschatum); — called also musky heron’s-bill., A plant of the genus Muscari; grape hyacinth., To perfume with musk.
muss noun A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be taken by those who can seize them; a confused struggle., A state of confusion or disorder; — prob. variant of mess, but influenced by muss, a scramble., To disarrange, as clothing; to rumple., A term of endearment.
must verb i. / auxiliary To be obliged; to be necessitated; — expressing either physical or moral necessity; as, a man must eat for nourishment; we must submit to the laws., To be morally required; to be necessary or essential to a certain quality, character, end, or result; as, he must reconsider the matter; he must have been insane., The expressed juice of the grape, or other fruit, before fermentation., Mustiness., To make musty; to become musty.
mute verb t. To cast off; to molt., To eject the contents of the bowels; — said of birds., The dung of birds., Not speaking; uttering no sound; silent., Incapable of speaking; dumb., Not uttered; unpronounced; silent; also, produced by complete closure of the mouth organs which interrupt the passage of breath; — said of certain letters. See 5th Mute, 2., Not giving a ringing sound when struck; — said of a metal., One who does not speak, whether from physical inability, unwillingness, or other cause., One who, from deafness, either congenital or from early life, is unable to use articulate language; a deaf-mute., A person employed by undertakers at a funeral., A person whose part in a play does not require him to speak., Among the Turks, an officer or attendant who is selected for his place because he can not speak., A letter which represents no sound; a silent letter; also, a close articulation; an element of speech formed by a position of the mouth organs which stops the passage of the breath; as, p, b, d, k, t., A little utensil made of brass, ivory, or other material, so formed that it can be fixed in an erect position on the bridge of a violin, or similar instrument, in order to deaden or soften the tone.
muxy adjective Soft; sticky, and dirty.