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light-skinned Syllabification: light-skinned

Definition of light-skinned in English:

adjective

(Especially of a nonwhite person) having pale or relatively pale skin: a light-skinned black woman the light-skinned, blond-haired peoples of Scandinavia
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  • He has the peppery, light-skinned features common to the Berber people of North Africa.
  • With her was a wiry, light-skinned man wearing a pair of blue football shorts.
  • He was going on 20, a year older, and a handsome, charming, light-skinned black man.

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