Synonyms for dusky

Synonyms for (adjective) dusky

Synonyms: dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy

Definition: naturally having skin of a dark color

Usage: a dark-skinned beauty; gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks; a smile on his swarthy face; `swart' is archaic

Similar words: brunet, brunette

Definition: marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

Usage: a brunette beauty


Synonyms: twilight, twilit, dusky

Definition: lighted by or as if by twilight

Usage: 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

Similar words: dark

Definition: devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black

Usage: sitting in a dark corner; a dark day; dark shadows; dark as the inside of a black cat