murky - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈmɜː(r)ki/
adjectivemurky
comparativemurkier
superlativemurkiest
  1. 1
    dark and difficult to see through, especially because of bad light, thick cloud, or dirt in the air or water

    I couldn’t make out the house number in the murky light.

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  2. 2
    involving activities that are not clearly known and that people think are dishonest or morally wrong

    We suspected he had a murky past.

derived words

murkily

adverb
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murkiness

noun [uncountable]