- dark, gloomy, and cheerless.
- obscure or thick with mist, haze, etc., as the air.
- vague; unclear; confused: a murky statement.
Origin of murky
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1. See dark. 2. cloudy, dusky, lowering, misty, hazy.
1, 2. bright, clear.
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Examples from the Web for mirky
Nought might he see her well-loved face; But he felt her lips in the mirky place.Poems by the Way
He thought I was mad because I stood in pyjamas without apparent heed of the mirky drizzle.The Amazing Argentine
John Foster Fraser
It was a mirky night like this, with 'prentices gawpin' in the lanterns and Jack Ketch unsnarlin' his cursed ropes.Wappin' Wharf
Charles S. Brooks
- gloomy or dark
- cloudy or impenetrable as with smoke or fog
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Word Origin and History for mirky
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