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- adj. somewhat black
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Somewhat black.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Somewhat black; moderately black or dark.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of something that is somewhat black
"Chalice" (1942) is painted ghostly white within blackish wash.
She suddenly said she could make out the letters S-O-N in blackish paint in the upper right area of the mural.
In his second story that day, however, following his hospital visits, he would describe "Disease X," and victims, who have "neither a burn or a broken limb," wasting away with "blackish" mouths and red spots, and small children who "have lost some hair."
Her flaxen hair streamed wild and stringy over back and shoulders, she wore some kind of blackish felt tunic with long sleeves, and beneath it tight-legged trousers.
"I bet we get a kind of blackish white," said Pee-wee.
We waited several minutes in the office until finally he returned carrying a gourd, incrusted on its hollow inside surface with a kind of blackish substance.
"From the air it looks brownish with some sheen, but when you get close and put it up on the ice and in the bucket, it's kind of blackish stuff ... (and) has hairy strands on it."
Flowers give way in fall to blackish berries which often persist into winter.
Commonly misidentified as eagles, these blackish scavengers can be seen almost anywhere, often in large flocks, either circling lazily overhead or feeding greedily on roadkill or other carrion.
Blue Dahlia is a blackish blue creme, much darker than the image shows.