Synonyms for (adjective) dark-skinned

Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white

Definition: having skin rich in melanin pigments

Usage: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; dark-skinned peoples

Similar words: black

Definition: of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin

Usage: a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization- Martin Luther King Jr.


Synonyms: dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy

Definition: naturally having skin of a dark color

Usage: a dark-skinned beauty; gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks; a smile on his swarthy face; `swart' is archaic

Similar words: brunet, brunette

Definition: marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

Usage: a brunette beauty