black - noun

  • the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
  • total absence of light
  • British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
  • popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
  • a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
  • (board games) the darker pieces
  • black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)

  • black - verb

    • make or become black

    black - adjective

    • being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light
    • of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
    • marked by anger or resentment or hostility
    • offering little or no hope
    • stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
    • (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
    • (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
    • extremely dark
    • harshly ironic or sinister
    • (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading
    • distributed or sold illicitly
    • (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    • (of coffee) without cream or sugar
    • soiled with dirt or soot

    black - thesaurus

    blackamoor   blacken   blackened   blackness   bleak   bootleg   calamitous   contraband   dark   dim   disastrous   disgraceful   fatal   fateful   grim   ignominious   inglorious   inkiness   lightlessness   melanise   melanize   mordant   negro   negroid   nigrify   opprobrious   shameful   sinister   smuggled   smutty  

    Scrabble score for black

    b is 3 l is 1 a is 1 c is 3 k is 5
    Scrabble score = 13

    generated at 10:02:39 on 28-04-24

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