[ US /ˈdəsk/ ]
[ UK /dˈʌsk/ ]
[ UK /dˈʌsk/ ]
the time of day immediately following sunset
he loved the twilight
they finished before the fall of night
- become dusk
How To Use dusk In A Sentence
- It is patent that dusk found them weary and worn, plodding and wading silently "homewards," shovel on shoulder, across four or five kilos of desolate mud; falling and tripping over stagnant bodies, masses of tangled wire, bricks and jagged wood-work everywhere impeding progress. Norman Ten Hundred A Record of the 1st (Service) Bn. Royal Guernsey Light Infantry
- The spirit of a soldier of the Truth entered into me; weary as I was, I rushed from the dusky corner where I had been hidden in the twilight, ran to the altar, and held up my hand with my hymn-book as I began to repeat an address that had often silenced the papistic mummers in England. In the Wrong Paradise
- The crunch leaves of autumn had shrivelled and the sun was a lazy, dusky peach colour.
- The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses. The Antiquary
- The night of the dance dawned - or should I say dusked?
- The dusky pademelon is the only macropodid (kangaroo) found in the Banda Sea islands (Kai), although it is also found in the Aru Islands and the Trans Fly of New Guinea. Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests
- The bracken was turning to the dusky gold of a fine autumn.
- The dusky salamander lives in the southern Appalachian Mountains, and likes to stay at home.
- Rima's dusky ayah, Asha, at eighteen almost a child herself, makes up the required third player in their games.
- Overhead, in the amethyst dusk above the Viennese Altstadt, Steel City was an evening star.