- The definition of swarthy is someone who has a dark complexion.
An example of swarthy is a handsome man from India.
swarthy definition by Webster's New World
swarthy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective swarth·i·er, swarth·i·est
Having a dark complexion or color.
Origin: Alteration of swarty, from swart.
- swarthˈi·ly adverb
- swarthˈi·ness noun