Part of speech: adjective

Some what dark; dim; obscure; swarthy. dusk.

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Usage examples "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", 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", H. R. Haggard.
  3. He did not look at her, placed like a square shadow against the dusky wall. - "The Captives", Hugh Walpole.