dusky dusky

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lighted by or as if by twilight
  2. (adj) naturally having skin of a dark color

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Usage(s):

  1. Wimbledon's haughtiness gets upstaged by the dusky daughter of an Australian sheepshearer and a fair young girl from the middle-class groves of Florida.
  2. Instead, gilt letters spell it out on a dusky rose wall inside: Victoria's Secret.
  3. Washington's dusky gorgeousness in Imitation of Life must have scared Hollywood bosses even as it tempted them.

News

  1. Low Offer 'Twilight Zone' Twist in 'Plastic Cup' Video

    Low marry grit and glamour in the video for "Plastic Cup," the dusky opening track from recent LP
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. Staff pick: Mount Moriah’s Southern rock is plainspoken but sneakily satisfying

    When Chapel Hill guitarist Jenks Miller isn’t plumbing Greek mythology with his metal project Horseback, he’s naming his dusky, female-fronted alt-country band after a mountain from the Bible. The guy got a lot out of his comparative religion courses.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Columbus Alive

Quotes

  1. "I long to see my own people through my camera, one that will move fluidly between New York and Calcutta," states Nair in the production notes. "I wanted to film a dusky Bengali beauty against a Mark Rothko painting in a stark Manhattan...
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Mira Nair Source: St. Paul Asian American Press

  2. But after a month's reststop at Fort William, Siggins writes, "Marie-Anne was probably beginning to lose her dread of Aboriginal people, seeing them not as an amorphous, dusky-skinned mass, but as individuals with crooked or straight noses, big or...
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Maggie Siggins Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  3. Bruno commented, "You are such a dusky beauty. It reminds me of Princess Jasmine in 'Aladdin,' but you need to make it more available."
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Bruno Tonioli Source: Entertainment Tonight News

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