mirky


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to mirky: archaic

mirk·y

 (mûr′kē)
adj. Archaic
Variant of murky.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mirky - (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
2.mirky - dark or gloomy; "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"
shaded - protected from heat and light with shade or shadow; "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope

murky

also mirky
adjective
1. Deficient in brightness:
2. Lacking vividness in color:
3. Heavy, dark, or dense, especially with impurities:
4. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended:
References in periodicals archive ?
Lew Bryson, managing editor and feature writer for Mirky Advocate, has written 15 chapters of practical information, from describing whiskey production, aging, tasting, and whiskey styles.
The Orkney map points the way to places including The Slithers, Dandy's Water and Mirky Hole.
I got to the water and it became apparent that it was far too dangerous because the river was high, the water was very fast, very mirky and the current was strong.