extremely black or dark as pitch: a pitch-black night.
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How to use pitch-black in a sentence
As I drove home that night around eight, Long Island Sound was pitch-black, apart from the glimmering reflection of light poles.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead | Sandeep Jauhar | August 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Set against an otherwise pitch-black screen, she appears to be looking the audience directly in the eye.
One of the most intriguing works is a sculptural installation set within an almost pitch black room.
Walking through the spiral hallway into the almost pitch black, circular room, the senses become immediately disoriented.
Seamen must constantly move between the pitch black of below decks and the bright sunshine above.
Here a pitch black tunnel opened before them into the lower regions, and—it must be confessed—they hesitated.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories | Algernon Blackwood
From another point in the pitch-black glen rose the wailing, terrible cry of a woman in agony.The Man of the Forest | Zane Grey
The old man stumbled into the pitch-black, stifling passage and sat down on the lowest step to rest.Greyfriars Bobby | Eleanor Atkinson
It is delirium-of-bliss to feel oneself living though shadows be pitch-black.I, Mary MacLane | Mary MacLane
There was a gate in the pitch-black paling, and a bell-handle—discovered with great difficulty.The Law and the Lady | Wilkie Collins
British Dictionary definitions for pitch-black
extremely dark; unlit: the room was pitch-black
of a deep black colour
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