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  • adj. Having the character of film noir


noir +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)



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  • noirish = noir like. Noir is french and means ?

    April 5, 2009

  • A scene like this, a ransom scene, calls for a noirish mood: shadows, sinister silhouettes. But the sky wasn't cooperating. We were having one of our pink nights.
    —Jeffrey Eugenides, 2002, Middlesex, p. 502

    August 17, 2008