pitch-dark
adjective Date: 1827 extremely dark ; pitch-black

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  • pitch dark — {adj.} Totally, completely dark. * /A starless and moonless night in the country can be pitch dark./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pitch dark — {adj.} Totally, completely dark. * /A starless and moonless night in the country can be pitch dark./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Pitch-dark — a. Dark as a pitch; pitch black. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitch-dark — pitch darkness, n. /pich dahrk /, adj. dark or black as pitch: a pitch dark night. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • pitch-dark — adj completely dark ▪ Outside it was pitch dark and pouring with rain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pitch-dark — pitch dark; pitch dark·ness; …   English syllables

  • pitch-dark — pitch′ dark′ adj. dark or black as pitch • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • pitch-dark — [pich′därk′] adj. very dark …   English World dictionary

  • pitch-dark — adjective completely dark …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pitch-dark — adjective extremely dark a black moonless night through the pitch black woods it was pitch dark in the cellar • Syn: ↑black, ↑pitch black • Similar to: ↑dark …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitch-dark — also pitch dark ADJ Pitch dark means the same as pitch black. It was pitch dark in the room and I couldn t see a thing. Syn: pitch black …   English dictionary

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