Definition Of murky


dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.

the sky was murky and a thin drizzle was falling

Example Of murky

  • A piece of York's murky past emerged from the depths, when workers on the Ouse came across an old barrow in the river.

  • A series of murky killings by both factions have taken place over the past year, calling the ceasefire in the region in question.

  • Among the many murky questions surrounding the killing is the mysterious background of the assailants.

  • As apartheid ended, South Africa faced thousands of dark questions about its past, with murky answers for its future.

  • As part of a training exercise they waded into the lake looking for remnants of a bridge that has been hidden beneath the murky waters since it collapsed in the 1960s.

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