Definition of 'dusky'
Example sentences containing 'dusky'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
This one has sprays of dusky pink flowers with frilly edges. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The flowers age to a gorgeous pale dusky pink. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perfect in a dusky pink and burgundy planting scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her four bridesmaids wore long dusky rose pink dresses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Colours are a delicious mix of crushed raspberry and pale dusky pink. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are quite chunky and the dusky shade of pink will look great as we head into autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Colour is a notable feature of the interior and comes in many hues of dusky pink through to violet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Although dark and dusky, all this grey does not make the house gloomy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Each branch holds a cluster of dusky pink flowers, producing a magical effect. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thirty feet deep in the open ocean, the blue varies from transparent to a dusky dark that seems to swallow light. Christianity Today (2000)A simple, extremely elegant dusky pink open flower with slightly ruffled petals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her four bridesmaids wore full-length dusky pink gowns with a Swarovski crystal motif. The Sun (2015)
Trends of 'dusky'
Used Occasionally. dusky is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of dusky from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.