Adjective "blackish" definition and examples

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



Definitions and examples


  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.'

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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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