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Meaning of MURKY

Pronunciation:  'murkee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  so shaded as to be dark or gloomy; "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"
  2. [adj]  (of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"

MURKY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: cloudy, mirky, muddy, opaque, shaded, turbid



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Murk"y\, a. [Compar. {Murkier}; superl. {Murkiest}.] [OE.
mirke, merke, AS. myrce, mirce; akin to Icel. myrkr, Dan. &
Sw. m["o]rk.]
Dark; obscure; gloomy. ``The murkiest den.'' --Shak.

      A murky deep lowering o'er our heads.    --Addison.

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