Definition of dark-skinned in English:


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  • (Of a person) having brown or black skin: Australia’s first inhabitants were dark-skinned nomadic hunters
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    • When I was in Kerala I photographed a scene of dark-skinned Indians in line in front of a movie billboard depicting all light-skinned actors.
    • On a serious note, Acosta adds, "Most difficult to take in was that princely roles were only danced by the blue-eyed, blond males and not dark-skinned ones - even in Cuba."
    • For their part, the dark-skinned highlanders were amazed to confront men so pale that they seemed like spirits of the dead.

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