Definition of black-and-white
- a black-and-white drawing
- black-and-white film
- black-and-white television
- black-and-white morality
- the truth is not always black-and-white
First Known Use: 1958See Words from the same year
: partly black and partly white in color
: having, showing, or producing pictures that do not have colors except for black, white, and shades of gray
: involving a simple choice between things that are clearly opposite and especially between good and bad or right and wrong
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