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A light skin is a African-American/Multi racial person or a black person with a light complexion (skin tone)
My grandfather and grandmother are dark skin but my mom is of a lighter skin tone she is light skin
by Crappy-crusty-crispy(the 3cs) October 17, 2017
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
cooking with fire is lindy
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(noun) A person, not necessarily African or biracial, whose complexion is lighter than black and darker than white. Light skin is not to be confused with a person that has fair skin.
Laurence Fishburne, LL Cool J, and Lisa Raye all have light skin.
by ill_logic February 01, 2011
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A person who is either mixed with black and white or a black person who has a lighter complexion. Light skin is not to be confused with white people. Most lighskins like Chris Brown, usher, and Drake. They usually are attractive. You better watch out because the Probably can and will steal your girl if you got one.
*Man you listen too Chris Brown and Drake? You so lightskin
Stop squinting in your photos, your acting like a lightskin
by Dohboy February 09, 2015
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A term used to address a person of African-American descent with lighter skin than usual.
What's up, lightskin?
by Kelera November 21, 2007
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A black person whose skin is lighter then brown. The skin tone of a light skinned person varies and they can be along what is referred to as a "Red Bone", a "High Yella", or a more caramel complextion.
"Hey you see that Light Skin, red bone, boy over there? He's the one that threw the bean pie at you."
by Dat Red Bone Gal January 15, 2009
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lightskin people are people who are fully black (both of their parents are black) and have a lightskin tone
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me: okay, i have brown hair "LIGHTSKIN” with brown eyes and i am 5’5
by Regina Djalo April 07, 2021
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