pitch-dark

adjective \ ˈpich-ˈdärk \

First Known Use of pitch-dark

1704

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PITCH-DARK Defined for English Language Learners

pitch-dark

Definition of pitch-dark for English Language Learners

  • : very dark


PITCH-DARK Defined for Kids

pitch-dark

adjective \ ˈpich-ˈdärk \

Definition of pitch-dark for Students

: extremely dark


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