Translation of "black" - English-Russian dictionary

black

adjective uk us /blæk/
COLOUR

A1 being the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night

черный
a black jacket
PERSON

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

чернокожий
black athletes/Americans
OF BLACK PEOPLE

relating to black people

негритянский
the black community
DRINK

Black tea or coffee has no milk or cream added to it.

черный
HUMOUR

funny about unpleasant or frightening subjects

черный
black comedy
ANGRY

angry

злобный
He gave her a black look.
SITUATION

If your situation or future is black, it is very bad.

мрачный
blackness noun [ U ]

чернота
→ See also jet-black , pitch-black

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