black - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/blæk/
singularblack
pluralblacks
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the darkest colour, like the colour of the sky at night when there is no light
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      black clothes

      All the mourners were wearing black.

      in black (=wearing black clothes):

      Do you think I look good in black?

  2. 2

    black

    or

    Black

    [countable] offensive a black person. This word is sometimes considered offensive, so you should be very careful about using it.