Definition of pitch-black in English:

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pitch-black

Pronunciation: /pɪtʃˈblak/
(also pitch-dark)

adjective

Completely dark: the pitch-black night
More example sentences
  • His feathers were dark and sleek, as black as the pitch-dark night without a candle or a moon or a star.
  • The attackers came after me and got slightly more than they bargained for in the pitch-black dark house.
  • With nothing but a pitch-black, moonless night in front of me, my biggest concern was flying away from the water.
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pitch-blackness

noun
Example sentences
  • He opened the door to say goodnight to whoever was rehearsing late and was greeted by pitch-blackness.
  • In the pitch-blackness, every step was uncertain.
  • She watched his figure fade into the pitch-blackness of the room.

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