Definition of swarthily in US English:



  • See swarthy

    • ‘She slapped the insect against her side mightily, with a gesture like a very fat man swarthily admiring his own girth.’
    • ‘Marry this voices from Liszt's Totentanz and Bax's Symphonic Variations and you have some general sense of a work which is striving and indomitable, swarthily decorative, hieratic and grandiloquent.’
    • ‘Just ahead of me in the checkout line was a really swarthily handsome young guy, perhaps Arab, dressed casually Western.’
    • ‘He was charming and swarthily handsome but equally jealous and controlling.’