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light-skinned Syllabification: light-skinned

Definition of light-skinned in English:


(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 was never a light-skinned black person.
  • What's blatant disrespect and racism is the replacement of dark-skinned women in Hollywood for light-skinned or white women.
  • In fact its not uncommon in a Mexican family to have a mixture of brown and light-skinned people.
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