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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