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"black" Meaning in English

1. deserving or bringing disgrace or shame, referring to conduct or character
Part of speech : adjective
Example : The black record on the student's file was not pleasing for the parents to discover.
2. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
Part of speech : adjective
3. distributed or sold illicitly
Part of speech : adjective
Example : the black economy pays no taxes
4. to make or become black
Part of speech : verb
Example : The smoke blackened the ceiling.
5. total absence of light
Part of speech : noun
6. extremely dark
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a black moonless night
7. offering little or no hope
Part of speech : adjective
Example : the future looked black
Synonyms
8. harshly ironic or sinister
Part of speech : adjective
Example : black humor
Synonyms
9. the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
Part of speech : noun
10. (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a face black with fury
Synonyms
11. soiled with dirt or soot
Part of speech : adjective
Example : with feet black from playing outdoors
Synonyms
12. stemming from evil characteristics or forces
Part of speech : adjective
Synonyms
13. marked by anger or resentment or hostility
Part of speech : adjective
Example : black looks
14. of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization- Martin Luther King Jr.
15. being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness
Part of speech : adjective
16. (of coffee) without cream or sugar
Part of speech : adjective
17. (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading
Part of speech : adjective
Example : black propaganda
18. black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
Part of speech : noun
Example : the widow wore black
19. (board games) the darker pieces
Part of speech : noun

Translation for "black"

black meaning in Spanish : negro
  • black meaning in German : schwarz
  • black meaning in Japanese : 黒
  • black meaning in Turkish : siyah
  • black meaning in Chinese : 黑色
  • black meaning in Arabic : أسود
  • black meaning in Polish : czarny
  • black meaning in Hindi : काली
  • black meaning in French : noir
  • black meaning in Russian : черный
  • black meaning in Tamil : கருப்பு
  • black meaning in Telugu : బ్లాక్
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