Definition of murk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mɜːk//
; NAmE NAmE//mɜːrk//
(also the murk) [uncountable]
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darkness caused by smoke, fog, etc. synonym gloom The figure disappeared into the murk. Through the murk there was a faint glimmer of light. Word OriginOld English mirce, of Germanic origin; reinforced in Middle English by Old Norse myrkr.
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