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  1. pitch-darkadjective

    Synonyms:
    dark as night, coal-black, jet-black, pitch-black

  2. pitch-darkadjective

    Absolutely dark or black; as dark as pitch.

    The assassin crept into the royal bedchamber only after it was pitch-dark.

    Synonyms:
    jet-black, pitch-black, coal-black, dark as night

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, pitch-black, pitch-darkadjective

    extremely dark

    "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"

    Synonyms:
    black-market, shameful, dim, fatal, inglorious, grim, calamitous, blackened, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    Antonyms:
    light

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How to use pitch-dark in a sentence?

  1. Janelle Eli:

    When we spotted flimsy rafts and boats with our searchlight in the pitch dark, my heart always skipped a beat, she said. We could see through binoculars that rubber rafts were bowing under the weight of so many people. Hundreds of eyes looking back at us — stunned and panicked, but hopeful they’d be rescued. [D]rowning isn’t the only cause of death.

  2. Gourav Rajput:

    It was pitch dark. He didn't see that crater.

  3. David Patton:

    Lighting is down. No light in the cells. All locked down since Thursday night. That's going on for at least 36 hours. When the sun goes down it's pitch dark. Inmates who have medical conditions can't read the instructions on the medications.

  4. Lisa Saenz:

    Will Boyd're pulling up, pitch dark out, in a white Ryder truck. Maybe not the best idea, if somebody looks out the window they clearly know this is Amazon that's just pulled up.


Translations for pitch-dark

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  • الملعب الظلامArabic
  • stockdunkel, stockfinsterGerman
  • säkkipimeä, pilkkopimeäFinnish
  • noir comme dans un fourFrench
  • बिलकुल अंधेराHindi
  • 真っ暗Japanese
  • беспросветный, чёрный как смоль, непроглядныйRussian

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