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darkling

adverb dark·ling \ ˈdär-kliŋ \

Definition of darkling

: in the dark

Origin and Etymology of darkling

Middle English derkelyng, from derk dark + -lyng -ling


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darkling

adjective dark·ling

Definition of darkling

1 : dark
2 : done or taking place in the dark

Examples of darkling in a Sentence

  1. the darkling valleys of Transylvania, where tales of vampires have long existed

First Known Use of darkling

1718

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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