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dark

adjective
 
 
/dɑːk/
NO LIGHT A2 with no light or not much light: It's a bit dark in here. It doesn't get dark until 9 o'clock in the evening.Darkness and becoming dark
NOT PALE A1 nearer to black than white in colour: dark blue/green dark clouds He has dark hair and blue eyes.Colour - general words
PERSON having black or brown hair or brown skin: a short, dark woman with glassesHair colourThe skin, and skin colour
BAD frightening or unpleasant: a dark period in human historyFrightening and scaringSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of dark adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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