Meaning of BLACK in English

BLACK

noun a black pigment or dye.

2. black ·noun a stain; a spot; a smooch.

3. black ·noun a black garment or dress; as, she wears black.

4. black ·noun mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery.

5. black ·adv sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.

6. black ·noun the part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.

7. black ·adj to make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.

8. black ·adj expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks.

9. black ·adj to make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.

10. black ·noun a negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; ·esp. a member or descendant of certain african races.

11. black ·adj in a less literal sense: enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.

12. black ·noun that which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.

13. black ·adj fig.: dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible.

14. black ·adj destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.

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