What does murky mean?

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ˈmɜr kimurky

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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. Skokie Fire Chief Jim Walters:

    I mean it’s murky, it’s murky all the way through, I was told the visibility is about three feet, we encountering the brush on the side of the canal that makes it difficult.

  2. Graz Professor Thomas Schmikl:

    Seeing those murky waters, I always wondered how it would look from underneath the surface. So it is also a bit of a wish that I had as a child that I can now fulfill.

  3. 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.

  4. Hal Rogers:

    At this point, it’s a dream, it’s too murky at the moment. It will be tough to pass these bills.

  5. District Police Officer Rai Babar:

    It's a very murky situation.

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