Meaning of “black” - Learner’s Dictionary

black

adjective us uk /blæk/
Extra Examples
My black skirt was covered in cat hairs.Complete the form in black ink.You've got a black mark on your nose.She's got a black coat on.She saved her black dress for special occasions.
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 ]

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