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Definition of "murk" []

  • Partial or total darkness; gloom. (noun)
  • Archaic Partially or totally dark; gloomy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "murk" in a sentence
  • "Urbandictionary , which told them "the word 'murk' referred to physically beating someone so severely as to cause their death.""
  • "The spectator hit with the most murk is the next diver."
  • "Beyond its dingy platforms, the metal track which contracts into the murk is the road to China, though that is, perhaps, the last place you would guess to be at the end of it."