Definition of black mark in English:

black mark

Syllabification: black mark


  • Used to indicate that someone is remembered and regarded with disfavor: an arrest will be a black mark on your record a black mark went down against him for turning down the job
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    • The gas company has now removed the black mark from your record and is sending you back the £34.72 as an apology.
    • It will also discourage defaulters, who will fear black marks on their credit record.
    • It's a big black mark against her administrative record.

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