BLACKING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Blacking Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Any preparation for making things black; esp. one for giving a black luster to boots and shoes, or to stoves.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Black
  3. (n.) The act or process of making black.


• Black Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A stain; a spot; a smooch.
  2. (n.) That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.
  3. (adv.) Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.
  4. (n.) A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.
  5. (n.) A black pigment or dye.
  6. (a.) In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.
  7. (a.) Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.
  8. (a.) Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible.
  9. (a.) Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks.
  10. (a.) To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.
  11. (n.) Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery.
  12. (a.) To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.
  13. (n.) A black garment or dress; as, she wears black
  14. (n.) The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.


Synonyms:
Achromatic, Blackamoor, Blacken, Blackened, Blackness, Bleak, Calamitous, Contraband, Dark, Dim, Disastrous, Disgraceful, Fatal, Fateful, Grim, Ignominious, Inglorious, Mordant, Negro, Negroid, Opprobrious, Pitch-black, Pitch-dark, Shameful, Sinister, Smuggled,

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