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dusky

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adjective, \ˈdəs-kē\

Simple Definition of dusky

  • : somewhat dark

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dusky

duskierduskiest

  1. 1 :  somewhat dark in color; specifically :  having dark skin

  2. 2 :  marked by slight or deficient light :  shadowy

duskily play \-kə-lē\ adverb
duskiness play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of dusky in a sentence

  1. <in the dusky depths of the dungeon>



1558

First Known Use of dusky

1558

Rhymes with dusky


DUSKY Defined for Kids

dusky

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adjective \ˈdə-skē\

Definition of dusky for Students

duskierduskiest

  1. 1 :  somewhat dark in color <a dusky bird>

  2. 2 :  somewhat dark :  dim <It was dusky inside the store after the outdoor brightness. — Zilpha Keatley Snyder, The Egypt Game>





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