What does dusky mean?

Definitions for duskyˈdʌs ki

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dusky, twilight(a), twilit(adj)

    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"

  2. dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy(adj)

    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"


  1. dusky(Noun)

    A dusky shark.

  2. dusky(Noun)

    A dusky dolphin.

  3. dusky(Adjective)

    Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).

    I like it when it is dusky, just before the street lights come on.

  4. dusky(Adjective)

    A shade of color that is rather dark.

    The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.

  5. dusky(Adjective)

    ashen, greyish skin coloration

    This man in shock has a silver colored dusky skin tone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dusky(adj)

    partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk; as, a dusky valley

  2. Dusky(adj)

    tending to blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not bright; as, a dusky brown

  3. Dusky(adj)

    gloomy; sad; melancholy

  4. Dusky(adj)

    intellectually clouded

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dusky in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dusky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lisa Natanson:

    Sandbar sharks were all along the coast, while most of the dusky sharks were off North Carolina, we captured a bull shark for the first time since 2001, and recaptured 10 sharks previously tagged by our program and two sharks tagged by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

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