Part of speech: noun

A negro.

Part of speech: verb

To make or become black; blacken.

Part of speech: adjective

Reflecting little or no light; dark; swarthy; gloomy; dismal; forbidding; sad; evil; malignant; deadly.

Part of speech: noun

The absence of color, or the darkest of all colors; sable.

Part of speech: noun

Anything black.

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Usage examples "black":

  1. " I have had many black looks of late from those who used at one time to be ready to kiss my feet. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. You are not Dennis Fleet; he is a white man, and you are black! - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
  3. And she told him, " You'll marry a Fair Man with black eyes." - "The English Gipsies and Their Language", Charles G. Leland.