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[mur-kee] /ˈmɜr ki/

adjective, murkier, murkiest.
dark, gloomy, and cheerless.
obscure or thick with mist, haze, etc., as the air.
vague; unclear; confused:
a murky statement.
adjective murkier, murkiest, mirkier, mirkiest
gloomy or dark
cloudy or impenetrable as with smoke or fog

mid-14c., from murk + -y (2). Rare before 17c. Related: Murkily; murkiness.


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