- darkness; gloom: the murk of a foggy night.
- Archaic. dark; murky.
Origin of murk
Examples from the Web for murker
It will be if he can carry it out, was the answer, with a nod at Murker.
A glance would have disclosed their identities—Skeel, Whalen and Murker.
There wont be any risk—not up in this lonesome place, Murker said.
Oh, I wouldnt be afraid, was the sneering comment of Murker.
Murker left him a glass full after he had once emptied the tumbler.
- gloomy darkness
- an archaic variant of murky
- to murder (a person)
- to defeat (a team) convincingly
Word Origin and History for murker
c.1300, myrke, from Old Norse myrkr "darkness," from Proto-Germanic *merkwjo- (cf. Old English mirce "murky, black, dark; murkiness, darkness," Danish mǿrk "darkness," Old Saxon mirki "dark"); cognate with Old Church Slavonic mraku, Serbo-Croatian mrak, Russian mrak "darkness;" Lithuanian merkti "shut the eyes, blink," from PIE *mer- "to flicker" (see morn). Murk Monday was long the name in Scotland for the great solar eclipse of March 29, 1652 (April 8, New Style).