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ˈswɔr ði, -θiswarthy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthyadjective

    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. swarthyadjective

    tawny, dusky, dark

  2. swarthyadjective


  3. swarthyadjective

    evil, malicious

  4. swarthyadjective

    weathered, rough

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swarthyadjective

    being of a dark hue or dusky complexion; tawny; swart; as, swarthy faces

    Etymology: [See Swart, a.]

  2. Swarthyverb

    to make swarthy

    Etymology: [See Swart, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swarthy

    swawrth′i, adj. of a blackish complexion: dark-skinned: tawny—also Swart, Swarth.—adv. Swarth′ily.—ns. Swarthi′iness; Swart′-star (Milt.), the dog-star, so called because at the time of its appearance it darkens the complexion. [A.S. sweart; Ice. svartr, Ger. schwarz, black.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swarthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swarthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    black-and-red or black-and-yellow orioles of the American tropics
    • A. chin-wag
    • B. liniment
    • C. cazique
    • D. jocularity

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