adjective, ink·i·er, ink·i·est.
Origin of inky
Examples from the Web for inky
Contemporary Examples of inky
Walker makes it to his back door and gingerly steps into the inky night.The Man Oswald First Tried to Kill Before JFK
Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis
October 3, 2013
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
May 1, 2012
He could see only the inky silhouettes of armed men moving below.Michael Ware on Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, Accused of Killing Afghan Civilians
March 20, 2012
Palin, who is as likely to be running a scam as running for president, has Republicans in the inky plam of her hand.Sarah Palin Steals the Show
April 11, 2010
Other dark choices include Jet, Bruno, Bear, Sable, Midnight, Inky, and Ebony.Top 20 Dog Names of the Future
February 14, 2010
Historical Examples of inky
Outside a sky of inky blackness overhung the white expanse of snow.The Downfall
All day, Betty Young had stared fascinatedly at the inky center.
All that time neither Heemskirk nor even his inky shadow had stirred in the least.'Twixt Land & Sea
A broad path of silver glinted on the inky waters of the river.Nicanor - Teller of Tales
C. Bryson Taylor
When first he moved it, it drove him headlong into inky darkness."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"