What does murky mean?

Definitions for murky
ˈmɜr kimurky

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"

GCIDE

  1. Murky(a.)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. murky(Adjective)

    Hard to see through, as a fog or mist.

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

  2. murky(Adjective)

    Gloomy, dark, dim.

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

  3. murky(Adjective)

    Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.

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

  4. murky(Adjective)

    Dishonest, shady.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Murky

    dark; obscure; gloomy

    Etymology: [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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of murky in a Sentence

  1. Wilhelm Schulz:

    The macro-economic outlook is murky, it's not just because of Brexit or trade tensions. The main reason why people are sitting on the sidelines is the slowdown in global growth.

  2. Condoleezza Rice:

    The call is murky, it is really murky. I don't like for the president of the United States to mention an American citizen for investigation to a foreign leader. I think that is out of bounds.

  3. Fabio Bucciarelli:

    It's hard to find front-line war photography of the kind we've seen in Libya or Syria, the images in South Sudan are different. They describe visually the effect of the impending war, lending you a view of the civilian and military populations and providing a glimpse of life inside a murky, not clearly defined conflict.

  4. Prokopis Pavlopoulos:

    Let the British Museum come here and make the comparison between this (Acropolis) museum of light and the murky, if I may say, prison of the British Museum where the Parthenon Marbles are held as trophies.

  5. Andrew Cooper:

    They give speeches, they've made money on their books, but also they have these kind of fixer roles that get a bit murky and a bit blurry in terms of their roles, they know how governments work, they know such a wide variety of people, and yet they're released from those types of concerns, and they can operate in this freelance entrepreneurial way around the world without very many barriers.

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