pitch-dark

[ pich-dahrk ]
/ ˈpɪtʃˈdɑrk /

adjective

dark or black as pitch: a pitch-dark night.

Origin of pitch-dark

First recorded in 1820–30
Related formspitch-dark·ness, noun
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pitch-dark


adjective

extremely or completely dark
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