adjective \ˈswr-thē, -thē\

: having dark skin


Full Definition of SWARTHY

:  of a dark color, complexion, or cast
swar·thi·ness noun

Examples of SWARTHY

  1. <a dark-eyed, swarthy young man with killer looks>

Origin of SWARTHY

alteration of obsolete swarty, from swart
First Known Use: 1587

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