Originally used to describe the pallor which developed amongst inveterate D&D players, it widened to include denizens of any stripe who resided in the basement of their parents. Most recently it is used to describe the complexion of any video game addict.
1978: His dungeon tan is proof enough that he is an indestructible wizard.
1998: "Yo, ghost boy ! Nice dungeon tan. I see that you gave up POGs for Magic Cards !"
2008: PlayStation and Xbox gave him the dungeon tan. But at least Wii gives him some muscle tone.
word of the day: December 05, 2010
the pale skin of a person who plays to much Xbox and doesn't get any sunlight.
yo tim hasn't come out in days.
yer he's playing Xbox working on his Dungeon Tan.
The skin type of a person of which is really pale and who seems to be playing Xbox
constantly without receiving sunlight.
Tom: "OMG, have you seen Tim lately?"
Dave: "No, he's probably in a basement playing Xbox and getting a dungeon tan."