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Wordnet 3.0


1. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment;
- Example: "a cloudy liquid"
- Example: "muddy coffee"
- Example: "murky waters"
[syn: cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid]

2. dark or gloomy;
- Example: "a murky dungeon"
- Example: "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"
[syn: murky, mirky]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Murky \Murk"y\, a. [Compar. Murkier; superl. Murkiest.] [OE. mirke, merke, AS. myrce, mirce; akin to Icel. myrkr, Dan. & Sw. m["o]rk.] 1. Dark; gloomy. "The murkiest den." --Shak. [1913 Webster] A murky deep lowering o'er our heads. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Obscured by haze or mist; clouded; turbid; as, poor visibility in the murky water. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

murky adj 1: (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters" [syn: cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid] 2: dark or gloomy; "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke- blackened lamps" [syn: murky, mirky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

94 Moby Thesaurus words for "murky": ambiguous, amorphous, amphibological, besmirched, black, blackened, bleak, blind, blotchy, caliginous, clear as mud, clouded, cloudy, dark, dark-colored, darkened, darkish, darksome, dim, dimmish, dimpsy, dingy, dirty, discolored, dismal, double-edged, double-faced, drab, dreary, dun, dusk, dusky, equivocal, filthy, foggy, foul, foxed, foxy, fuliginous, funereal, fuzzy, glooming, gloomy, glowering, grey, grim, grimy, grubby, hazy, indeterminate, indistinct, inky, lowering, misty, mucky, muddy, murk, murksome, nasty, nebulous, nubilous, obscure, opaque, overcast, roily, semidark, shadowy, shady, shapeless, sibylline, smirched, smoky, smudgy, smutty, soiled, somber, sooty, sordid, squalid, stained, stigmatic, stigmatiferous, stigmatized, subfusc, tainted, tarnished, tenebrous, threatening, transcendent, turbid, unclean, unclear, unplain, vague