Examples of murk in a sentence
We could not see the bottom of the lake through the murk.
<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
First Known Use: before 12th century
MURK Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of murk for Students
: darkness or fog that is hard to see through
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