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dark-skinned

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  1. colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-whiteadjective

    having skin rich in melanin pigments

    "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "dark-skinned peoples"

    Synonyms:
    biased, sullen, colorful, swart, glum, dismal, dark, moody, non-white, coloured, disconsolate, black, gloomy, benighted, blue, glowering, obscure, sour, sinister, dusky, grim, dingy, dour, saturnine, sorry, dyed, drab, slanted, swarthy, dreary, bleached, drear, one-sided, morose

    Antonyms:
    light-haired, white, blond, blonde

  2. dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthyadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    twilight(a), dark, swarthy, twilit, coloured, swart, non-white, dusky

    Antonyms:
    blonde, white, light-haired, blond

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How to use dark-skinned in a sentence?

  1. Astrid Silva:

    Shes a dark-skinned woman (who) comes from a poor region in Mexico like many of our families, shes not only challenging old notions of beauty that always involved blond hair and light skin. Shes threatening them.

  2. Viola Davis:

    I'd like to thank Paul Lee, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Pete Nowalk for thinking that a sexualized, messy, mysterious woman could be a 49-year-old dark-skinned African-American woman who looks like me.

  3. Neli Delgado:

    I used to be discriminated against because I was poor and dark-skinned, i would like to empower women so that they can become suppliers for the business group I'll have in the future.


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