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SWARTHY (swarthier, swarthiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does swarthy mean? 

SWARTHY (adjective)
  The adjective SWARTHY has 1 sense:

1. naturally having skin of a dark color

  Familiarity information: SWARTHY used as an adjective is very rare.


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SWARTHY (adjective)


Sense 1swarthy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Naturally having skin of a dark color

Synonyms:

swart; swarthy; dark-skinned; dusky

Context examples:

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

Similar:

brunet; brunette (marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes)

Domain usage:

archaicism; archaism (the use of an archaic expression)


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