Caramel complexion or ligher, normally referring to the color of one of African decent.
Halle Berry, Beyonce Knowles, Rihanna, Lisa Bonet, Kyla Prat are light skinned women.
by Desmera June 6, 2007
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
(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 2, 2011
Taking hours, days, weeks, or even months to reply to text; trying to continue an old conversation weeks later.
Monday, Jan 1
What's up 😍

Saturday, Apr 5
Hey, mybad I was busy

Saturday, Apr 5
It's been 4 months, who the f#ck is busy that long? You light skinning too f#cking hard!
by OzBourne July 2, 2014
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
A guy/girl from the Black community who are lighter than the usual "black"
That girl ain't sexy dark chocolate, she light-skinned.
by Kalayla June 24, 2006
Dont get this word and Lightskin confused… light skin is when you have a light brown skin color that changes into different types of brown in different lighting
Guy:So you’re a lightskin?

Me: No I have light skin though
by BigHeadBoss February 7, 2022