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Definition of Dark-skinned

  • same as colored.
  • having a dark color; -- of skin color.

How to use dark-skinned in a sentence. Dark-skinned pronunciation.

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.
It had been with a guilty, beating heart that Justine Delande abandoned her fair, young charge to the morning ministrations of a bevy of dark-skinned servants.
As he turned I saw a dark-skinned, hook- nosed man, and I exclaimed disgustedly to Burke: "Well, if they are going to Lexington they can't make this train.
By and by the young man in the cafe, considerably annoyed at the sudden inattention of the waiter who acted as if he wasn't satisfied with his tip, strolled through the lobby and not seeing his dark-skinned friend, also disappeared.
These men were dark-skinned and dark-eyed,-we took them at first for Portuguese or Malays, but they turned out to be from Egypt.
We were waited upon by dark-skinned men attired in the picturesque costume of the East, who performed their duties with noiseless grace and swiftness.
The men who waited upon us were all Easterns, dark-eyed and dark-skinned, and wore the Eastern dress,- all their movements were swift yet graceful and dignified-they made no noise in the business of serving,-not a dish clattered, not a glass clashed.
He made him bathe in it, and dark-skinned natives brought him bread dipped in wine, and when he had eaten they laid him on skins and rubbed him dry, and rolled him in soft linen, and he drank the coffee they gave him, and they sat by and fanned him until he fell asleep.
As he turned I saw a dark-skinned, hook-nosed man, and I exclaimed disgustedly to Burke: "Well, if they are going to Lexington they can't make this train.
By and by the young man in the caf=82, considerably annoyed at the sudden inattention of the waiter who acted as if he wasn't satisfied with his tip, strolled through the lobby and not seeing his dark-skinned friend, also disappeared.
No mother could nurse a child with greater tenderness and devotion than the dark-skinned son of the South did his master.
When I came to the surface, two dark-skinned sailormen were dragging him in, struggling and cursing and pointing wildly toward the horizon, where his launch was careering away with the speed of the wind.
I saw a dark-skinned, hook-nosed man, and I exclaimed disgustedly to Burke: "Well, if they are going to Lexington they can't make this train.
Really, for the sake of protection from the cold, garments were altogether unnecessary; and it is not surprising that the dark-skinned natives should consider them an encumbrance, and generally dispense with them altogether.
He was just about to spring into the channel, when a dozen dark-skinned savages, armed with clubs and spears, appeared, some bursting through the brushwood, others dropping down from the boughs above, through which they had apparently made their way.
As we were going through the forest shortly afterwards I heard a rustling sound among the underwood, and saw, close ahead of me, a dark-skinned creature about the size of a calf rush on towards the water.
This person had a most villainous countenance, and was dark-skinned, black-bearded and dressed in an outlandish, piratical costume.
The North is slowly learning that the Negro is not a dark-skinned Yankee, and that thousands of generations in Africa have produced a being very different from him whose ancestors lived an equal time in Europe.
The official committee had seen to that-and nine-tenths of the yellow wooden benches were properly held for those good Americans of New York whom birth by chance had made dark-skinned instead of fair.
They'll be dark-skinned, beady-eyed, soft-footed Greasers slip right up out of the ground!

Examples of Dark-skinned

Example #1
He wished to get a berth as ship's doctor on one of the large tramps that took things leisurely enough for a man to see something of the places at which they stopped.
Example #2
The game was forgotten in the entertainment of Philip's deformity.
Example #3
However, the sturdy Genevese waiting-maid who had accompanied them to India was at hand, when the spinster incoherently murmured her all too voluble excuses for an early morning visit to the European shops on the Chandnee Chouk, and then fled away as if fearful of her own shadow.
Example #4
A bottle of rum then bought a princely token.
Example #5
Kennedy, however, continued to regard the couple steadily.
Example #6
A man jumped out and assisted a heavily veiled lady, paid the driver, picked up the grips, and turned toward us.