Share this entry
black-on-black Syllabification: black-on-black
Pronunciation: /ˌblakˌänˈblak/

Definition of black-on-black in English:


Designating harmful actions in which both the perpetrator and the victim are black: black-on-black violence
More example sentences
  • He said he has grown increasingly pessimistic about halting black-on-black violence.
  • But, he says, they weren't shy about addressing problems within their own community, especially drugs and black-on-black violence.
  • The Home Secretary said he was appalled by some lyrics and said that the record industry must ensure that it is not glamorising murder and black-on-black violence.
Definition of black-on-black in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources