• IPA: /ˈdʌs.ki/

dusky (comparative duskier, superlative duskiest)

  1. Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).
    I like it when it is dusky, just before the street lights come on.
  2. Having a shade of color that is rather dark.
    The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.
  3. (dated, literary) Dark-skinned.
  4. Ashen; having a greyish skin coloration.
    The patient was in shock and had a dusky skin tone.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: су́меречный

dusky (plural duskies)

  1. A dusky shark.
  2. A dusky dolphin.

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