Adjective "blackish" definition and examples

(Blackish may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈblakɪʃ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The birds become lethargic, with a staggered gait, their feathers are ruffled, and the comb and wattles turn dark red or blackish.'
  2. 'It measures 40-50 cm in length, weighs up to 2kg and has a thick, woolly coat that is dark brown or blackish.'

More definitions

1. lacking hue and brightness; absorbing light without reflecting any of the rays composing it.

2. characterized by absence of light; enveloped in darkness: a black night.

3. (sometimes initial capital letter) pertaining or belonging to any of the various populations characterized by dark skin pigmentation, specifically the dark-skinned peoples of Africa, Oceania, and Australia. African American.

4. soiled or stained with dirt: That shirt was black within a

More examples(as adjective)

"markings can be blackish."

"colours can be blackish."

"bills can be blackish."

"wing tips can be blackish."

"violets can be blackish."

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Origin

(black)