dusky : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  lighted by or as if by twilight
    The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding
  • s  naturally having skin of a dark color
    gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks

  • 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.
  • Instead, gilt letters spell it out on a dusky rose wall inside: Victoria's Secret.
  • Washington's dusky gorgeousness in Imitation of Life must have scared Hollywood bosses even as it tempted them.
News & Articles


  • Mira Nair in St. Paul Asian American Press
    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...
  • Maggie Siggins in The Gazette (Montreal)
    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...
  • Bruno Tonioli in Entertainment Tonight News
    Bruno commented, "You are such a dusky beauty. It reminds me of Princess Jasmine in 'Aladdin,' but you need to make it more available."

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