jet-black

adjective
\ ˈjet-ˈblak \

Definition of jet-black 

: black as jet

First Known Use of jet-black

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about jet-black

Dictionary Entries near jet-black

jet

jet airplane

jetbead

jet-black

jet boat

jet coal

jeté

Statistics for jet-black

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for jet-black

The first known use of jet-black was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on jet-black

See words that rhyme with jet-black

Spanish Central: Translation of jet-black

Comments on jet-black

What made you want to look up jet-black? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

occurring twice a year or every two years

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!