What does the word dusky mean?

Usage examples for dusky

  1. Gustave had a piano brought in, so that Diana might sing to her father in the dusky May evenings, when it should please him to hear her. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. All this he said very solemnly, and standing there in that dusky room surrounded by the wreck of things that once had been dear to dead men and women, waving the lantern in his hand and staring- at what was he staring? – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  3. He did not look at her, placed like a square shadow against the dusky wall. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole