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.

  2. Origin: [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.

  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.]

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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. District Police Officer Rai Babar:

    It's a very murky situation.

  2. Bryden Teich:

    A year out, the fundamentals for the potash market still look murky.

  3. Hal Rogers:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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