dark-skinned dark-skinned

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having skin rich in melanin pigments
  2. (adj) naturally having skin of a dark color

Usage(s):

  1. Throughout the Luzon campaign Volckmann and his Ilocanosshort, dark-skinned, sensitive northern Filipinosworked on their own within the planning orbit of Lieut.
  2. It is composed of one camel company, one pony company, one mechanized company with armored cars, manned by dark-skinned Somali Arabs and officered by Britons.
  3. In physical build Pablo resembled the small, robust, dark-skinned mother whose name he later took.

News

  • Officer urges Carmel Valley residents to take safety precautions

    The last case was on May 30, and was not in the same area as the others, (the last one was at Berryfield Court in Carmel Valley), but same modus operandi was used by the suspects. In this last case, witnesses saw two dark-skinned males jump the rear wall to a residence with a pillow case in hand. The two suspects fled in a silver Toyota Highlander or 4-runner.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Del Mar Times

Quotes

  1. "The guy (Rohter) is wedded to a point of view. He supported the Contras," Stone says in the interview. "I think it's systemic at the paper. Perhaps there's an unconscious racist bias that they don't recognize against dark-skinned races."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Oliver Stone Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. In the transcript, translated from Spanish by The Washington Post, Bush said that Europeans were insensitive to "the suffering that Saddam Hussein has inflicted on the Iraqis" and added: "Maybe it's because he's dark-skinned, far away and...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

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