What does darkling mean?

Definitions for darklingˈdɑrk lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word darkling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. darkling(adj)

    uncannily or threateningly dark or obscure

    "a darkling glance"; "secret operatives and darkling conspiracies"-Archibald MacLeish

  2. darkling(adj)

    (poetic) occurring in the dark or night

    "a darkling journey"


  1. darkling(Noun)


  2. darkling(Noun)

    a creature that lives in the dark

  3. darkling(Adverb)

    in the dark, obscurely

  4. darkling(Adjective)

    dark; darkening

  5. darkling(Adjective)

    obscure, done or happening 'in the dark' or unseen

  6. Origin: From derkelyng, from derk + -lyng.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darkling(adverb)

    in the dark

  2. Darkling

    becoming dark or gloomy; frowing

  3. Darkling

    dark; gloomy

  4. Origin: [Dark + the adverbial suffix -ling.]


  1. Darkling

    "Darkling" is the 60th episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the 18th episode of the third season.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of darkling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of darkling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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