Origin of jet-black
How to use jet-black in a sentence
They dyed my hair jet-black, and I was going to get my tongue pierced.Jennifer Lawrence on ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘Hunger Games’ & More|Ramin Setoodeh|November 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nor is it mine, perhaps because I've still got lots of it, though it is no longer jet black.Real Men Cut Their Own Hair|David Frum|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With an Iranian accent, jet-black hair and no experience in Hollywood, of course I am limited.Iran's Brave Leading Lady|Lila Azam Zanganeh|June 25, 2009|DAILY BEAST
“Sophie had this jet black hair, white skin, and quivering cleavage,” Rupert Everett says.
“Sophie had this jet black hair, white skin, and quivering cleavage,” he says.
Again, the big howitzers led the infernal orchestra pitting the face of no man's land with jet black blotches.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Jet black ringlets—then in vogue—clustered round an exceedingly fair face, on which there dwelt the hue of robust health.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Violet embroidered two beautiful eyes in black and white, and a jet black nose-tip.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
The complexion was not jet black, like the typical negro, but of a dull brown hue, the hair being somewhat similar in color.
The Semangs of Malacca are jet-black in color, with thick lips, flat nose, and protruding abdomen.
British Dictionary definitions for jet-black
- a deep black colour
- (as adjective)jet-black hair