dusky definition

  • adjective:
    • described as little or inadequate light; shadowy.
    • Instead dark in shade: dusky skin. See Synonyms at dark.
    • Dimly lit, as in the evening (night).
    • A shade of color this is certainly rather dark.
    • dark-skinned
    • ashen, greyish skin coloration
    • partly dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk.
    • maintaining blackness in shade; partially black colored; dark-colored; perhaps not brilliant.
    • Gloomy; unfortunate; melancholy.
    • Intellectually clouded.
    • naturally having epidermis of a dark shade
    • lighted by or just as if by twilight
    • described as little or inadequate light; shadowy.
    • Rather dark in shade: dusky skin. See Synonyms at dark.
    • candle lit, as at night (night).
    • A shade of color this is certainly instead dark.
    • dark-skinned
    • ashen, greyish epidermis color
    • partly dark or obscure; perhaps not luminous; dusk.
    • maintaining blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not brilliant.
    • depressing; unfortunate; melancholy.
    • Intellectually clouded.
    • obviously having skin of a dark shade
    • lighted by or as if by twilight
  • noun:
    • A dusky shark.
    • A dusky dolphin.
    • A dusky shark.
    • A dusky dolphin.
  • others:
    • Instead dark; obscure; maybe not luminous; dim: since, a dusky area.
    • Rather black colored; dark-colored; fuscous; maybe not light or brilliant: since, a dusky brown; the dusky wings of some pests.
    • thus, figuratively, gloomy; sad.
    • Rather dark; obscure; not luminous; dim: since, a dusky area.
    • Instead black; dark-colored; fuscous; perhaps not light or bright: since, a dusky brown; the dusky wings of some insects.
    • For this reason, figuratively, gloomy; unfortunate.

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