Translation of "black" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

A1 being the colour of the sky on a dark night

a black jacket una giacca blu

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

black Americans afroamericani

funny about unpleasant or frightening subjects

(umorismo) nero/di cattivo gusto
black comedy umorismo nero
noun uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

A2 the colour of the sky on a dark night

She always dresses in black. Si veste sempre di nero.
be in the black

If your bank account is in the black, it contains some money.

essere in attivo
in black and white

printed in a book, newspaper, or official document

nero su bianco, per iscritto
Look at the contract – it’s all there in black and white. Guarda il contratto: è tutto lì nero su bianco.

(Translation of “black” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)