pitch-dark

adjective
\ ˈpich-ˈdärk How to pronounce pitch-dark (audio) \

Definition of pitch-dark

: extremely dark : pitch-black

First Known Use of pitch-dark

1704, in the meaning defined above

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pitch-dark

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of pitch-dark

: very dark

pitch-dark

adjective
\ ˈpich-ˈdärk\

Kids Definition of pitch-dark

: extremely dark

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