dark-skinned


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dark-skinned

adj
(of a person or race) having skin of a dark colour
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dark-skinned - having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "dark-skinned peoples"
black - of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.
2.dark-skinned - naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is archaic"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
brunet, brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
Translations

dark-skinned

[ˌdɑːkˈskɪnd] ADJmoreno, morocho (LAm)

dark-skinned

[ˌdɑːkˈskɪnd] adjdi pelle or carnagione scura
References in classic literature ?
Then let us haste in helping The Missionary Board, Seek dark-skinned unbelievers, And teach them of their Lord.
They were tall, muscular, and very dark-skinned Bedouins, with inky black beards.
Coutras had gone one day to Taravao in order to see an old chiefess who was ill, and he gave a vivid picture of the obese old lady, lying in a huge bed, smoking cigarettes, and surrounded by a crowd of dark-skinned retainers.
He turned and twisted on his couch at the thought that the dark-skinned maiden was so near him.
He wanted to go to the East; and his fancy was rich with pictures of Bangkok and Shanghai, and the ports of Japan: he pictured to himself palm-trees and skies blue and hot, dark-skinned people, pagodas; the scents of the Orient intoxicated his nostrils.
The occasion of the trouble was that a dark-skinned man had stopped at the local hotel.
He would build a patriarchal grass house like Tati's, and have it and the valley and the schooner filled with dark-skinned servitors.
This is none the less true because the religion and morality are of the shallow sort characteristic of Defoe, a man who, like Crusoe, would have had no scruples about selling into slavery a dark-skinned boy who had helped him to escape from the same condition.
The princess asked Varenka to sing again, and Varenka sang another song, also smoothly, distinctly, and well, standing erect at the piano and beating time on it with her thin, dark-skinned hand.
Anything but ordinary was this lean, dark-skinned woman, with the face withered as if scorched in great heats, and the eyes, large and black, that flashed and flamed with advertisement of an unquenched inner conflagration.
Yes, she is so dark-skinned and looks like a soldier dressed up, but you know she is not at all hideous.
DO expose yourself to the sun for longer if you are naturally dark-skinned or black (not tanned).