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pitch-darkadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈpɪtʃ ˈdɑrk/
completely dark: In winter it was already pitch-dark by 5.
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"pitch-dark" in British English

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pitch-darkadjective

uk   /ˌpɪtʃˈdɑːk/ us   /ˌpɪtʃˈdɑːrk/ also pitch-black
C2 extremely dark: a moonless, pitch-black night
pitch-darkness
noun [U] uk   us   also pitch-blackness
Suddenly the lights went out, and the house was left in pitch-darkness.
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