Definition of Mirky

1. Adjective. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment. "Murky waters"

Exact synonyms: Cloudy, Muddy, Murky, Turbid
Similar to: Opaque
Derivative terms: Cloudiness, Muddiness, Murk, Murkiness, Turbidity, Turbidness



2. Adjective. Dark or gloomy. "Murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"
Exact synonyms: Murky
Similar to: Shaded
Derivative terms: Murk, Murkiness

Definition of Mirky

1. a. Dark; gloomy. See Murky.

Definition of Mirky

1. Adjective. murky ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mirky

1. murky [adj MIRKIER, MIRKIEST] : MIRKILY [adv] - See also: murky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mirky

mirinesses
miring
mirins
miriti
miritis
mirk
mirken
mirker
mirkest
mirkier
mirkiest
mirkily
mirks
mirksome
mirky (current term)
mirlier
mirliest
mirliton
mirlitons
mirly
mirnov oscillations
miromiro
miroprofen
mirrnyong
mirror
mirror-image cell
mirror-image relation
mirror-writing
mirror ball

Literary usage of Mirky

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1. The Broad Stone of Honour Or the True Sense and Practice of Chivalry: Tancredus by Kenelm Henry Digby (1846)
"... grows my shirt of mail : I ween this mirky night Will soon be at an end, and the morning sun shine bright. It is not strange that this silence seemed to ..."

2. A Glossary of Provincial Words Used in Herefordshire and Some of the by George Cornewall Lewis (1839)
"As, " A mirky day," " mirky weather." Concerning this word, see Nares and Jamieson in Mirk. It is used in Yorkshire: Willan in v. ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
""Smiling, hearty, merry, pleased ; mirky as a mandan, merry и a hare,'' SB For tho' ye wad your ... That mirky (ace o' yours betray¬ę your joy. ..."

4. Volcanoes: Their Structure and Significance by Thomas George Bonney (1899)
"The light of the afternoon faded as the mirky pall spread farther from its centre. Soon bits of cellular scoria began to fall in pattering showers, ..."

5. Volcanoes: Their Structure and Significance by Thomas George Bonney (1912)
"The light of the afternoon faded as the mirky pall spread farther from its centre. Soon bits of cellular scoria began to fall in pattering showers, ..."

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