Translation of dark-skinned in Spanish:


de piel oscura, adj.

Pronunciation /dɑːkˈskɪnd/


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    (person/race) de piel oscura
    • All of a sudden, a beautiful dark-skinned girl walked in, her black hair sweeping behind her in a flowing curtain.
    • He was a wonderful dark-skinned white man with jet-black hair who was often mistaken for a light-skinned black man.
    • A dark-skinned woman with a cane stepped out of the elevator.
    • I was fourteen or fifteen, already into my diet and exercise phase, tall, muscular, and dark-skinned.
    • Inspired by his hero H. L. Mencken, always on the lookout for hypocrisy, Thurman found it in the uneven way that color prejudice is applied to dark-skinned women.
    • Did people of African origin, and other dark-skinned people, face such discrimination?
    • For their part, the dark-skinned highlanders were amazed to confront men so pale that they seemed like spirits of the dead.
    • On a serious note, Acosta adds, "Most difficult to take in was that princely roles were only danced by the blue-eyed, blond males and not dark-skinned ones - even in Cuba."
    • When I was in Kerala I photographed a scene of dark-skinned Indians in line in front of a movie billboard depicting all light-skinned actors.