murk

noun \ ˈmərk \

Definition of murk

: gloom, darkness; also : fog

murk

adjective, archaic

Examples of murk in a Sentence

  1. We could not see the bottom of the lake through the murk.

  2. a robber lying unseen in the murk

Origin and Etymology of murk

Middle English mirke, probably from Old Norse myrkr darkness; akin to Old English mirce gloom


MURK Defined for English Language Learners

murk

Definition of murk for English Language Learners

  • : darkness or fog that is hard to see through; also : dark or dirty water


MURK Defined for Kids

murk

noun \ ˈmərk \

Definition of murk for Students

: darkness or fog that is hard to see through


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