Translation of "black" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

black

adjective us uk /blæk/
COLOUR 颜色

A1 having the darkest colour there is, like the colour of coal or of a very dark night

黑色的;黑的
black shoes 黑色的鞋子
PEOPLE

A2 also Black relating or belonging to people with black or dark brown skin, especially people who live in Africa or whose family originally came from Africa

黑种人的;黑人的
black culture 黑人文化
Black Americans 美国黑人
COFFEE/TEA

without any milk or cream added:

a cup of strong black coffee
I like my tea black, with sugar.
BAD 坏的

without hope

无希望的
The future looked black. 未来希望渺茫。

literary bad or evil

坏的,邪恶的
a black-hearted villain 一个黑心肠的恶棍
noun us uk /blæk/
COLOUR 颜色

A2 [ U ] the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night

黑色的;黑的
She often dresses in black (= in black clothes). 她经常穿黑衣服。
black and white

Black and white photography has no colours except black, white, and grey.

(照片)黑白的
The old newsreels were filmed in black and white. 老的新闻短片是用黑白胶片拍的。
a black and white photo 黑白照片
PEOPLE

also Black [ C ] offensive a black person

黑人
verb [ T ] us uk /blæk/
MAKE DARK 变成黑色

to put a black substance on something or to make something black

使…变成黑色
The soldiers used to black their faces. 突击队员们涂黑了脸。
AVOID 避免

UK If a trade union or other organization blacks goods or people, it refuses to handle or work with them.

(工会)对(货物或人)抵制;拒绝(同某人工作)

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “black” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)