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adj. swarth·i·er, swarth·i·est
Having a dark complexion or color.
[Alteration of swarty, from swart.]
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adj, swarthier or swarthiest
dark-hued or dark-complexioned. Also (rare or obsolete): swarty
[C16: from obsolete swarty, from swart + -y1]
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swarth•y(ˈswɔr ði, -θi)
adj. swarth•i•er, swarth•i•est.
(of skin color, complexion, etc.) dark or darkish.
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|Adj.||1.||swarthy - 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"|
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adjective dark-skinned, black, brown, dark, tawny, dusky, swart (archaic), dark-complexioned He had a broad swarthy face.
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swarthy[ˈswɔːðɪ] ADJ (swarthier (compar) (swarthiest (superl))) → moreno
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swarthy[ˈswɔːðɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → di carnagione scura; (skin) → scuro/a
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