black beauty

noun

Definition of black beauty

slang
: a black tablet or capsule of amphetamine taken as a stimulant In high school, we just smoked reefer and took acid and black beauties—some kind of speed pill.— William Finnegan, New Yorker, 10 Sept. 1990

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Black beauty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20beauty. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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