dark-skinned
dark-skinned dark-skinned adj. 1. same as {colored}. [Narrower terms: {black (vs. white)}]

Syn: colored, coloured. [WordNet 1.5]

2. having a dark color; -- of skin color.

Syn: dusky, swart, swarthy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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