Origin: Latin and Old French: from Old French obscur, from Latin obscurus ‘dark’, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘cover’.
IPA Pronunciation: /əbˈskjʊə/
- not clearly expressed or easily understood.
- to make dark, dim, or indistinct.
- not discovered or known about; uncertain.
- his origins and parentage are obscure.
- he is
blanket, mask, hide,
Rhymes with Obscure:
abjure, allure, assure, brochure, conjure, contour, immure