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complexioned

[kuh m-plek-shuh nd] /kəmˈplɛk ʃənd/
adjective
1.
having a specified complexion (usually used in combination):
a light-complexioned person.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see complexion, -ed3
Related forms
well-complexioned, adjective
Usage note
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Examples from the web for complexioned
  • He dresses plainly in dark blue, is rather dark complexioned, speaks low and soft in private conversation.
  • He was dark-complexioned and wore corn rows in his hair.
  • He is twenty-three years of age, five feet and six inches in height, and light complexioned.
  • They are light complexioned and each has a long, wavy, drooping mustache.
British Dictionary definitions for complexioned

complexioned

/kəmˈplɛkʃənd/
adjective
1.
(in combination) of a specified complexion: light-complexioned
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