adjective, dusk·i·er, dusk·i·est.
- duse, eleonora,
- dusek, jan ladislav,
- dusky grouse,
- dusky seaside sparrow,
- dusky shark,
Origin of dusky
Examples from the Web for duskiness
The ground tint is pale or whitish, with some duskiness on the face, as if it had been coloured when recent.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes
Phaeism: applied to a duskiness of butterflies occurring in a limited region.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
At last our old friend, the brook, peeped out again from the duskiness, and we pitched our camp on the bank.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Was it the duskiness of the evening, or passion, that made his face so dark?Trevethlan: Volume 1|William Davy Watson
It initiates you into the duskiness, the blackness, the crowdedness, the intensely commercial character of London.