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adjective as in light

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A dark-skinned man and light-skinned woman stand among a crowd, clothed chimpanzees in each of their arms—an implausible family.

They are tall and light-skinned, when compared with other south Indians, and some attribute their appearance to Arab blood.

As a light-skinned Muslim, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev straddles that divide.

The authorities described him as a light-skinned Caucasian male with brown, curly hair and dressed in a hooded, gray sweatshirt.

I told them that I liked the skinny light-skinned dude [Jay-Z] better and that I'd rather work with him.

In Uganda and Nigeria a large proportion of the population is Arab and relatively light-skinned.

Now, to say that it was a brown haired, light skinned individual, I could not do that.

Could you tell whether he was light skinned or medium skin or what, if you could tell?

Beckoning to a young, light-skinned woman, who stood near him, he bade her bring him three of his best pearl-shell bonito hooks.

These were rather light-skinned, and some quite good-looking, and all wore girdles of dracaena leaves.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to light-skinned, such as: pastel, bleached, faded, pale, fair-skinned, and light-hued.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.