Meaning of “dark” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /dɑːk/
Extra Examples
toys which glow in the darkHer eyes gleamed in the dark.Could she find her way in the dark?My eyes had started to adjust to the dark.I don't like the dark.
the dark

B1 somewhere where there is no light:

I don't like going out alone in the dark.
He's scared of the dark.
before/after dark

B1 before/after it becomes night:

She doesn't let her children out after dark.

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