Definitions of black

The word black uses 5 letters:abckl.

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Scrabble US13
Scrabble UK13

a. - 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. 2

a. - In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds. 2

a. - Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible. 2

a. - Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks. 2

adv. - Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - A black pigment or dye. 2

n. - A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races. 2

n. - A black garment or dress; as, she wears black 2

n. - Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery. 2

n. - The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black. 2

n. - A stain; a spot; a smooch. 2

a. - To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully. 2

a. - To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush. 2