adjective, swarth·i·er, swarth·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM swarthyswarth·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for swarthy
The thick tan of exposure to wind and sun gave her a gipsy swarthiness beneath which glowed the rich colour of health.Jaffery|William J. Locke
He had delicate features, redeemed from effeminacy by the swarthiness of his complexion, and his quick intensity of expression.North and South|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
In singular contrast to a complexion dark almost to swarthiness, his eyes were large and of an intense steel-blue.The Transgression of Andrew Vane|Guy Wetmore Carryl
From the cheek-bones up he looked like an Indian, and expressed a stolid power and swarthiness.The Entailed Hat|George Alfred Townsend
His face was dark almost to swarthiness and his cheeks and chin were smoothly shaven.