Etymology
Advertisement

subfusc (adj.)

"moderately dark, brownish," 1710, from Latin subfuscus, variant of suffuscus, from sub "under" (see sub-) + fuscus "dark, dusky" (see obfuscate). Related: Subfuscous "dusky."

updated on December 06, 2016

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of subfusc from WordNet

subfusc (adj.)
devoid of brightness or appeal;
a subfusc mining town
dark subfusc clothing
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.