subfusc

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj subfusc devoid of brightness or appeal "a subfusc mining town","dark subfusc clothing"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • subfusc See subfusk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Subfusc sub-fusk′ somewhat dark, dusky, tawny
    • Subfusc Also Subfus′cous
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Usage

In literature:

A pair of subfusc coloured trousers creased and looking absolutely new were presented to him in the same manner.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
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