1. (colloquial) (with dark skin) 
Conocí a una chica morenita muy simpática.I met a very nice dark-skinned girl.
2. (colloquial) (with dark hair) 
Tienen dos niños, uno es morenito y el otro es rubito.They have two children, one is dark-haired and the other is blond.
3. (colloquial) (brown) 
a. tanned 
Está muy morena. Ha debido de estar en la playa.She's so tanned. She must have been on the beach.
masculine or feminine noun
4. (colloquial) (person with dark hair) 
a. dark-haired man (masculine) 
Yo prefiero los morenitos a los rubitos.I prefer dark-haired men to blonds.
b. brunette (feminine) 
La novia de Perico es una morenita muy linda.Perico's girlfriend is a very pretty brunette.
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