twilighty

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Etymology[edit]

twilight +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

twilighty (comparative more twilighty, superlative most twilighty)

  1. Resembling or suggesting twilight.
    • 1913, D H Lawrence, Sons and lovers:
      When she was in the room, the kitchen seemed too small and mean altogether. Miriam's beautiful twilighty parlour looked stiff and stupid. All the Leivers were eclipsed like candles.
    • 1967, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Happiness; selected short stories:
      The air was hot and twilighty; but there was a nice smell somewhere. Bin sniffed curiously, wondering where the fragrance came from.

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