Antonyms of adj dusky

2 senses of dusky

Sense 1
dusky, twilight (prenominal), twilit -- (lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river")

INDIRECT (VIA dark) -> light -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

Sense 2
dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA brunet) -> blond, blonde, light-haired -- (being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes; "blond Scandinavians"; "a house full of light-haired children")

Similarity of adj dusky

2 senses of dusky

Sense 1
dusky, twilight (prenominal), twilit -- (lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river")
       => dark (vs. light) -- (devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat")

Sense 2
dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy -- (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")
       => brunet (vs. blond), brunette -- (marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty")

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