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dusky meaning

EN[ˈdʌs.ki] [-ʌski]
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WDusky
  • Dusky is an electronic music duo from London consisting of Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman.
  • Recognised for their high quality house and techno sound, Dusky’s music is influenced by everything from jazz to classical and to avant-garde electronica.

    Definition of dusky in English Dictionary

  • NounPLduskiesSUF-sky
    1. A dusky shark.
      1. A dusky dolphin.
      2. AdjectiveCOMduskierSUPduskiest
        1. Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).
          1. I like it when it is dusky, just before the street lights come on.
        2. A shade of color that is rather dark.
          1. The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.
        3. (dated) dark-skinned.
          1. 1911, James Creelman, Diaz: Master of Mexico[2], D. Appleton and Company, page v : In the raw attempt to apply the perfected institutions of Anglo-Saxon civilization to the descendants of the dusky races which inhabited Mexico before the discovery of America by Columbus, the Mexican statesmen of 1824 put the principles of democratic government to a terrible ordeal.
        4. ashen, greyish skin coloration.
          1. This man in shock has a silver colored dusky skin tone.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • A beech wood with silver firs in it rolled down the face of the hill, and the maze of leafless twigs and dusky spires cut sharp against the soft blueness of the evening sky.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en dusky thrush
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          Grammatically, this word "dusky" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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