Associations to the word «Dusky»


DUSKY, adjective. Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).
DUSKY, adjective. A shade of color that is rather dark.
DUSKY, adjective. (dated) dark-skinned
DUSKY, adjective. Ashen, greyish skin coloration
DUSKY, noun. A dusky shark.
DUSKY, noun. A dusky dolphin.
DUSKY THRUSH, noun. A species of thrush, Turdus eunomus, which breeds eastwards from central Siberia.

Dictionary definition

DUSKY, adjective. Lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river".
DUSKY, adjective. Naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is archaic".

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