black


black

adjective

Definition of BLACK

1
having the color of soot or coal <a little black dress blends into the night very well>
Related Words dark, dusky, inky; blackish, brunet (or brunette)
Near Antonyms bright, brilliant, light, pale, palish
Antonyms white
3
not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable <the black deeds of the brigands along the Scottish border>
Related Words base, contemptible, despicable, dirty, disreputable, evil-minded, ignoble, ill, infernal, low, mean, snide, sordid; atrocious, cruel, infamous, nasty; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, objectionable, obscene, offensive, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, loose, low-minded, perverted, reprobate, scrofulous, sick, unhealthy; cursed (also curst), cussed, defiling, noxious, pernicious, pestilential, ugly, ungodly, unwholesome; banned, barred, condemned, discouraged, forbidden, illegal, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed, unauthorized, unclean; disallowed; execrable, lousy, miserable, wretched; errant, erring, fallen, unprincipled, unscrupulous; improper, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly, vulgar; dishonest, dishonorable
4
not having a light complexion <a black Irishman, Tyrone Power had the classic looks of a Hollywood leading man>
Synonyms black, brunet (or brunette), swart, swarthy
Antonyms light

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