dusk

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Dusk

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dʌsk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌsk

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dusk (countable and uncountable, plural dusks)

  1. A period of time at the end of day when the sun is below the horizon but before the full onset of night, especially the darker part of twilight.
  2. A darkish colour.
  3. The condition of being dusky; duskiness

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dusk (third-person singular simple present dusks, present participle dusking, simple past and past participle dusked)

  1. (intransitive) To begin to lose light or whiteness; to grow dusk.
  2. (transitive) To make dusk.

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dusk (comparative dusker, superlative duskest)

  1. Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.

See also[edit]

  • dusk at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Adjective[edit]

dusk

  1. Alternative form of dosk