音标：[ blæk ] 发音:
过去式: blacked 过去分词: blacked 名词复数: blacks 现在分词: blacking
- I have a snag in my best black tights .
- The lorry skidded on a stretch of black ice .
- He was very conscious of his black skin .
- I'd like to leather him black and blue .
- Why, will the black footman tell tales ?
- The lightning flashed out from the black clouds ..
- Captain black knew he was a subversive .
- She wore a sailor hat of black straw .
- The strikers declared the cargo black .
- Most old films were made in black and white .
- of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.
- being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light; "black leather jackets"; "as black as coal"; "rich black soil"
- marked by anger or resentment or hostility; "black looks"; "black words"
- extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"
- (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood; "a face black with fury"
- soiled with dirt or soot; "with feet black from playing outdoors"; "his shirt was black within an hour"
- (of coffee) without cream or sugar
- (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
同义词：calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fateful,
- stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; "black deeds"; "a black lie"; "his black heart has concocted yet another black deed"; "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"; "the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy
- (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
同义词：disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful,
- offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"
- distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no taxes"
同义词：bootleg, black-market, contraband, smuggled,
- (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading; "black propaganda"
- harshly ironic or sinister; "black humor"; "a grim joke"; "grim laughter"; "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit"
- make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"
同义词：blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify,
- black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning); "the widow wore black"
- (board games) the darker pieces
- the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
- total absence of light; "they fumbled around in total darkness"; "in the black of night"
同义词：total darkness, lightlessness, blackness, pitch blackness,
Black is the color of coal, ebony, and of outer space. It is the darkest color, the result of the absence of or complete absorption of light.