adjective \ˈmər-kē\

: very dark or foggy

of a liquid : not clear

: not clearly expressed or understood


Full Definition of MURKY

:  characterized by a heavy dimness or obscurity caused by or like that caused by overhanging fog or smoke
:  characterized by thickness and heaviness of air :  foggy, misty
:  darkly vague or obscure <murky official rhetoric>
murk·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
murk·i·ness \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of MURKY

  1. She peered into one of the church's murky chapels.
  2. a politician with a murky past

First Known Use of MURKY

14th century

Rhymes with MURKY


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