swarthy

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adjective swar·thy \ˈswȯr-thē, -thē\

Definition of swarthy

swarthier

;

swarthiest

  1. :  of a dark color, complexion, or cast

swarthiness

noun

Examples of swarthy in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of swarthy

alteration of obsolete swarty, from swart


First Known Use: 1587


SWARTHY Defined for English Language Learners

swarthy

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adjective swar·thy \ˈswȯr-thē, -thē\

Definition of swarthy for English Language Learners

  • : having dark skin


SWARTHY Defined for Kids

swarthy

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adjective swar·thy \ˈswȯr-thē, -thē\

Definition of swarthy for Students

swarthier

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swarthiest

  1. :  having a dark complexion



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