dusky

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adjective \ˈdəs-kē\

Definition of dusky

duskier

duskiest

  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


DUSKY Defined for English Language Learners

dusky

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adjective \ˈdəs-kē\

Definition of dusky for English Language Learners

  • : somewhat dark


DUSKY Defined for Kids

dusky

play
adjective \ˈdə-skē\

Definition of dusky for Students

duskier

duskiest

  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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