(Especially of a nonwhite person) having pale or relatively pale skin: a light-skinned black woman the light-skinned, blond-haired peoples of Scandinavia
More example sentences
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of light-skinned in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.