from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Dark, dim, or gloomy: a murky dungeon. See Synonyms at dark.
- adj. Heavy and thick with smoke, mist, or fog; hazy.
- adj. Darkened or clouded with sediment: murky waters.
- adj. Lacking clarity or distinctness; cloudy or obscure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Hard to see through, as a fog or mist.
- adj. Gloomy, dark, dim.
- adj. Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.
- adj. Dishonest, shady.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dark; gloomy.
- adj. Obscured by haze or mist; clouded; turbid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dark; obscure; gloomy.
- n. A variety of harpsichord-music in which the bass is in broken octaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
- adj. dark or gloomy
Obama, like Ayers, has a fondness for the word murky and its aquatic usages.
Lately, he has added the word murky, presumably not a favorite word.
The only thing "murky" is just how badly fouled the streams of justice and law have become when those who should be prosecuting those kinds of crimes are instead writing memos to solicit them.
IMO, the "murky" is bc they are desparately hoping that someone, like Spataro or like the Canadian inquiry commission or the German investigators, find something that WOULD count as "murky" to justify kidnap and torture.
Writers frequently refer to the Monongahela River as "murky" -- but where's the boy who ever basked in its cooling waves who will not qualify the statement that its waters are the clearest, its depths the most delightful, its ripples the softest and its shores the smoothest?
However, some of his story is described as murky and confused.
For the next two hours or more, Florida's Supreme Court will work to clarify a set of election laws that can best be described as murky and even contradictory.
It was dark long before we had neared Fort Douglas and the waters swished past with an inky, glassy sheen that vividly recalled the murky pool about the beaver-dam.
The full impact of Mukherjee's remarks will be felt as the income tax department, Enforcement Directorate and economic intelligence wings unravel what the opposition dubbed murky goings on in the cricketing league body.
Its a stunning view to be awake for, and lucky I had a window berth, however my camera does not like the idea of murky window's being in the way, so folks you'll have to come to the region to see it for yourselves!