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swarthy
American English: /ˈswɔrði/
British English: /ˈswɔːði/

Translation of swarthy in Spanish:

adjective -thier, -thiest

  • (complexion)
    (person)
    de tez morena
    Example sentences
    • Perrault's ‘Bluebeard’ is the story of a rich, middle-aged gentleman, named for his swarthy chin and saturnine manner, who marries a young woman.
    • The swarthy figure jogging through the centre of Amsterdam might only have been vaguely familiar last week had it not been for the slightly grubby Hearts training top he was wearing.
    • Tough, swarthy men milled about with bales and ropes.

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