Definition of murky
1 : characterized by a heavy dimness or obscurity caused by or like that caused by overhanging fog or smoke the murky bottom of the lake
3 : darkly vague or obscure murky official rhetoric He offered a murky explanation.
murkilyplay \-kə-lē\ adverb
murkinessplay \-kē-nəs\ noun
Examples of murky in a sentence
She peered into one of the church's murky chapels.
a politician with a murky past
First Known Use of murky
MURKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of murky for English Language Learners
: very dark or foggy
of a liquid : not clear
: not clearly expressed or understood
MURKY Defined for Kids
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