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Meaning of SWARTHY

Pronunciation:  'swordhee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face" (`swart' is archaic)
 

SWARTHY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: brunet, brunette, dark-skinned, dusky, swart
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Swarth"y\, a. [Compar. {Swarthier}; superl.
    {Swarthiest}.] [See {Swart}, a.]
    Being of a dark hue or dusky complexion; tawny; swart; as,
    swarthy faces. ``A swarthy Ethiope.'' --Shak.
    
          Their swarthy hosts would darken all our plains.
                                                   --Addison.
    
    
  2. \Swarth"y\, v. t.
    To make swarthy. [Obs.] --Cowley.
    
    
 

 

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