swart

adjective \ ˈswȯrt \

Definition of swart

1 a : swarthy
b archaic : producing a swarthy complexion

swartness

noun

Examples of swart in a Sentence

  1. in bodice rippers the hero is often a swart man of passion and mystery

Origin and Etymology of swart

Middle English, from Old English sweart; akin to Old High German swarz black, Latin sordes dirt

swart Synonyms

Synonyms
black, brunet (or brunette), dark, swarthy
Antonyms
light
Near Antonyms
ashen, ashy, pale, palish, pallid, pasty, peaked, peaky, sallow, wan


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