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dusky

adjective \ˈdəs-kē\

: somewhat dark

dusk·i·erdusk·i·est

Full Definition of DUSKY

1
:  somewhat dark in color; specifically :  having dark skin
2
:  marked by slight or deficient light :  shadowy
dusk·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
dusk·i·ness \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of DUSKY

  1. <in the dusky depths of the dungeon>

First Known Use of DUSKY

1558

Rhymes with DUSKY

DUSKILY Defined for Kids

dusky

adjective \ˈdə-skē\
dusk·i·erdusk·i·est

Definition of DUSKY for Kids

1
:  somewhat dark in color <a dusky bird>
2
:  somewhat dark :  dim <It was dusky inside the store after the outdoor brightness. — Zilpha Keatley Snyder, The Egypt Game>

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