murky murky  /ˈmɜr ki/


  1. (adj) (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
  2. (adj) dark or gloomy



  1. When he came back in 2000 to live in Israel and dive again regularly in the sea of his childhood, Kahn was horrified by what he saw: the once-azure water was now murky.
  2. We've been doing it that way since 1845, and the murky reasons for it are that nobody wanted to vote on the Sabbath and voters needed time to travel by horse and buggy.
  3. Its eye-jolting camera work is murky, its sound track raucous and shrill.


  1. School lunches going up by a dime next year

    Although funding for an enhanced school security program still remains murky, the Allegany County Board of Education voted to adopt a 2014 fiscal year budget on Tuesday that will include an increase in school lunch prices.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cumberland Times-News

  2. Chinese local governments are padding their balance sheets with billions in fake assets

    Even China’s most prominent cities and provinces are increasingly relying on high-risk and murky forms of borrowing. That’s according to a new report from China’s National Audit Office on the finances ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Sony: 'We won't impose any restrictions on PS4 used games'

    Countering Microsoft's murky message regarding used games on the Xbox One, Sony says it won't impose any restrictions on trading or selling used games. Originally posted at E3
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET

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