adjective

definition

belonging to or denoting any human group having dark-coloured skin, especially of African or Australian Aboriginal ancestry.

example

black adolescents of Jamaican descent

definition

denoting a covert military procedure.

example

clearance for black operations came from the highest political level

definition

(of goods or work) not to be handled or undertaken by trade union members, especially so as to express support for an industrial dispute elsewhere.

example

the union declared the ship black

noun

definition

black colour or pigment.

example

a tray decorated in black and green

definition

a member of a dark-skinned people, especially one of African or Australian Aboriginal ancestry.

definition

blackcurrant cordial.

example

a rum and black

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