Definitions For Black


  • Black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
  • (board games) the darker pieces
  • The quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
  • A person with African ancestry,
  • Popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
  • British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
  • Total absence of light


  • Make or become black
  • The dark color of coal or the night sky
  • Black clothing
  • A person belonging to a race of people who have dark skin : a black person
  • To make (something) black
  • To refuse to work for or with (a business, employer, etc.) or to buy (goods, services, etc.)


  • Marked by anger or resentment or hostility
  • Extremely dark
  • (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
  • Soiled with dirt or soot
  • (of coffee) without cream or sugar
  • (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
  • Stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
  • (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
  • Offering little or no hope
  • Distributed or sold illicitly
  • (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading
  • Harshly ironic or sinister


  • Of or belonging to a racial group especially of sub-Saharan African origin
  • Being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light

Is Black a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Black is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Black in a Sentence

  • A little black dress blends into the night very well
  • The wall was painted in black.
  • A mixture of grays and blacks
  • She was dressed in black.
  • He blacked his boots with polish.
  • Labor union members have blacked the company.

Synonyms for Black

Antonyms for Black

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