Darkling definition

därklĭng
In the dark.
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Dark; dim.
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The dark.
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In the dark.
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In or happening in darkness.
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Occurring or enacted in the dark.
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Dark, dim, or obscure.
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(fantasy) A creature that lives in the dark.
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Obscure; done or happening 'in the dark' or unseen.
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In the dark; in obscurity.
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Present participle of darkle.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
darkling
Plural:
darklings

Origin of darkling

  • From Middle English derkelyng, from derk (“dark”) + -lyng (“-ling”).

    From Wiktionary

  • The verb darkle is a back-formation from darkling.

    From Wiktionary