Meaning of “noir” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “noir” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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noirnoun [ C/U ]

us /nwɑr/ also film noir

a type of movie, usually filmed in a city, that shows the world as an unhappy, violent place in which many unpleasant people live, or a film of this type:

The film is a classic noir with an unusual mix of political satire.

(Definition of “noir” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)