noir

[ nwar ]
/ nwar /

adjective French.

black; noting the black numbers in roulette.

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decorum
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British Dictionary definitions for noir

noir
/ (nwɑː) /

adjective

(of a film) showing characteristics of a film noir, in plot or style
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