Translation of "black" - English-Portuguese dictionary

black

adjective uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

A1 being the colour of the sky on a dark night

preto
a black jacket

A2 Someone who is black has the dark skin typical of people from Africa.

negro
black Americans

funny about unpleasant or frightening subjects

(humor) negro
black comedy
noun uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

A2 the colour of the sky on a dark night

preto
She always dresses in black.
be in the black

If your bank account is in the black, it contains some money.

estar com saldo credor, estar no azul
in black and white

printed in a book, newspaper, or official document

preto no branco
Look at the contract – it’s all there in black and white.

(Translation of “black” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)