adjective, ink·i·er, ink·i·est.
Origin of inky
Examples from the Web for inky
Walker makes it to his back door and gingerly steps into the inky night.
The male blackbird resumed his perch, his inky feathers drying in the bright sun as he continued his vigil.Rise of Tallest New York Building at Ground Zero Signals Nation’s Rebirth From 9/11|Michael Daly|May 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He could see only the inky silhouettes of armed men moving below.Michael Ware on Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, Accused of Killing Afghan Civilians|Michael Ware|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Palin, who is as likely to be running a scam as running for president, has Republicans in the inky plam of her hand.
Other dark choices include Jet, Bruno, Bear, Sable, Midnight, Inky, and Ebony.
Another night came down, and the steamer wallowed in inky blackness.
The inky smell and the activity of the print shop fascinated him.Ticktock and Jim|Keith Robertson
All that time neither Heemskirk nor even his inky shadow had stirred in the least.'Twixt Land & Sea|Joseph Conrad
Then with diabolic menace the colour changed to an inky blackness, while high above rose the edge of the pall.The Long Dim Trail|Forrestine C. Hooker
Having signed the petition and wiped her inky finger on her petticoat, she got up and looked at him.Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy