What does murky mean?

Definitions for murkyˈmɜr ki

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word murky.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid(adj)

    (of liquids) clouded as with sediment

    "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"

  2. murky, mirky(adj)

    dark or gloomy

    "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"


  1. Murky(a.)

    Obscured by haze or mist; clouded; turbid; as, poor visibility in the murky water.

  2. Origin: [OE. mirke, merke, AS. myrce, mirce; akin to Icel. myrkr, Dan. & Sw. mrk.]


  1. murky(Adjective)

    Hard to see through, as a fog or mist.

  2. murky(Adjective)

    Gloomy, dark, dim.

  3. murky(Adjective)

    Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.

  4. murky(Adjective)

    Dishonest, shady.

  5. Origin: Cognate to or directly from myrkr. Compare Russian, Serbian мрак.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Murky

    dark; obscure; gloomy

  2. Origin: [OE. mirke, merke, AS. myrce, mirce; akin to Icel. myrkr, Dan. & Sw. mrk.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Murky

    murk′i, adj. dark: obscure: gloomy.—adv. Murk′ily.—n. Murk′iness—(Shak.) Murk.—adjs. Murk′some, Mirk′some (Spens.), darksome. [A.S. murc; Ice. myrkr, Dan. and Sw. mörk.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of murky in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of murky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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