Swarthy meaning

swôrthē
(nonstandard) Weathered, rough.
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The definition of swarthy is someone who has a dark complexion.

An example of swarthy is a handsome man from India.

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Having a dark complexion.
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(nonstandard) Evil, malicious.
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Having a dark complexion or color.
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Origin of swarthy

  • Alteration of swarty from swart

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of swarty, from swart +"Ž -y, Old English sweart, "black".

    From Wiktionary