Meaning of “black” - Learner’s Dictionary

black

adjective uk us /blæk/
COLOUR

A1 being the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night:

a black jacket
PERSON

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

black athletes/Americans
OF BLACK PEOPLE

relating to black people:

the black community
DRINK

Black tea or coffee has no milk or cream added to it.

HUMOUR
ANGRY

angry:

He gave her a black look.
SITUATION

If your situation or future is black, it is very bad.

blackness noun [ U ]
→ See also pitch-black , jet-black , black and blue , black and white

(Definition of “black adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)