The definition of swarthy is someone who has a dark complexion.
An example of swarthy is a handsome man from India.
having a dark complexion
Origin of swarthyfrom dialect, dialectal swarth, variant, variety of swart + -y
Having a dark complexion or color.
Origin of swarthyAlteration of swarty from swart
(comparative swarthier, superlative swarthiest)