black

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'black', 'Black': /blæk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/blæk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blak)

Inflections of 'black' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
blacker
adj comparative
blackest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

black

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a black [car, shoes, dog]
  2. covered in black [paint, ink, pepper]
  3. black [coffee, pudding]
  4. [was, had it] painted black
  5. her dress was [stained, completely] black
  6. was [scorched, burned] black
  7. little black dress
  8. a black [night, landscape]
  9. is a black cloud over [my head, the gathering]
  10. was a black day for [the country, us all]
  11. a black mark against [your name, you]
  12. [totally, completely, pitch] black
  13. black tie [affair, dinner]
  14. [wearing, dressed in] black tie
  15. (as) black as [night, coal]
  16. black [people, women, children]
  17. Black [culture, pride, representation, lives]
  18. black and white [television, movies, photos, print]
  19. the [answer, solution, situation] is not black and white
  20. [perform, practice, use] black magic
  21. a black comedy (movie, book)
  22. black [words, looks, stares, moods]
  23. [has, gave him] a black eye
  24. beat him black and blue
  25. [recovered, found, analyzed] the black box
  26. Black [Monday, Friday]
  27. the Black [Knight, Prince]
  28. UK: put your black bags out
n
  1. [pitch, coal] black
  2. [in, during, through] the black of night
  3. wore black to the [funeral, ceremony]
  4. was dressed (all) in black
  5. [painted, decorated, finished, coated] in black
  6. do you want to [be, play as] black or white?
  7. Black [plays first, to play]
  8. he bet everything on black
  9. black is in (fashion) right now
  10. (both) blacks and whites
  11. billiards: [potted, missed, sank] the black
  12. the [account, company] is (back) in the black
v
  1. black out the [words, title, sentence]
  2. blacked it with [ink, marker, pen, soot]
  3. was blacked out with [ink]
  4. he blacked out [during the fight, at home]
  5. the [electricity, power, city] blacked out
  6. UK: blacked his eye with a [punch, blow, bat]
  7. [criticized, condemned, slammed] for blacking up
additional examples
  1. black out the [words, title, sentence]
  2. [pitch, coal] black
  3. a black [car, shoes, dog]
  4. blacked it with [ink, marker, pen, soot]
  5. [in, during, through] the black of night
  6. covered in black [paint, ink, pepper]
  7. was blacked out with [ink]
  8. wore black to the [funeral, ceremony]
  9. black [coffee, pudding]
  10. he blacked out [during the fight, at home]
  11. was dressed (all) in black
  12. [was, had it] painted black
  13. the [electricity, power, city] blacked out
  14. [painted, decorated, finished, coated] in black
  15. her dress was [stained, completely] black
  16. UK: blacked his eye with a [punch, blow, bat]
  17. do you want to [be, play as] black or white?
  18. was [scorched, burned] black
  19. [criticized, condemned, slammed] for blacking up
  20. Black [plays first, to play]
  21. little black dress
  22. he bet everything on black
  23. a black [night, landscape]
  24. black is in (fashion) right now
  25. is a black cloud over [my head, the gathering]
  26. (both) blacks and whites
  27. was a black day for [the country, us all]
  28. billiards: [potted, missed, sank] the black
  29. a black mark against [your name, you]
  30. the [account, company] is (back) in the black
  31. [totally, completely, pitch] black
  32. black tie [affair, dinner]
  33. [wearing, dressed in] black tie
  34. (as) black as [night, coal]
  35. black [people, women, children]
  36. Black [culture, pride, representation, lives]
  37. black and white [television, movies, photos, print]
  38. the [answer, solution, situation] is not black and white
  39. [perform, practice, use] black magic
  40. a black comedy (movie, book)
  41. black [words, looks, stares, moods]
  42. [has, gave him] a black eye
  43. beat him black and blue
  44. [recovered, found, analyzed] the black box
  45. Black [Monday, Friday]
  46. the Black [Knight, Prince]
  47. a black-flag [airport, area, beach]
  48. UK: put your black bags out
'black' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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