from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Extremely dark.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Absolutely dark or black; as dark as pitch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Dark as a pitch; pitch-black.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dark as pitch; very dark.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. extremely dark


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  • The hyphen reminds one to consider pitch - a blackish substance few are acquainted with these days.

    December 19, 2010