Dusky meaning

dŭskē
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Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
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Rather dark in color.

Dusky blue.

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The definition of dusky is something dim or darkish in color.

A dim light similar to the one you get right as the sun is setting is an example of something that would be described as dusky.

A dark-red color is an example of something that might be described as dusky.

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Somewhat dark in color; esp., swarthy.
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Lacking light; dim; shadowy.
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Gloomy; melancholy.
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Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).

I like it when it is dusky, just before the street lights come on.

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A shade of color that is rather dark.

The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.

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1911, James Creelman, Diaz: Master of Mexico, D. Appleton and Company, page v.

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Ashen, greyish skin coloration.

This man in shock has a silver colored dusky skin tone.

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A dusky shark.
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A dusky dolphin.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
dusky
Comparative
duskiest
Superlative
duskiest