black look

black look
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The act of wrinkling the brow, as in thought, puzzlement, or displeasure: frown, glower, lower1, scowl. See EXPRESS.

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  • black — 1 adjective 1 COLOUR having the colour of night or coal: a black evening dress | The mountains looked black against the moon. | She has short black hair. 2 PEOPLE a) someone who is black is a member of a dark skinned race, especially the Negro… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • look — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of looking at/considering sth ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ brief, cursory, quick ▪ careful, close, close up (esp. AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • black — black1 W1S1 [blæk] adj comparative blacker superlative blackest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(colour)¦ 2¦(no light)¦ 3¦(people)¦ 4¦(drink)¦ 5¦(dirty)¦ 6¦(without hope)¦ 7¦(humour)¦ 8¦(angry)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • black — black1 [ blæk ] adjective *** ▸ 1 having darkest color ▸ 2 of a race with dark skin ▸ 3 with no milk in it ▸ 4 involving something bad/sad ▸ 5 showing anger/sadness ▸ 6 about unpleasant things ▸ 7 evil/cruel 1. ) having the darkest color, like… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • black — I UK [blæk] / US adjective Word forms black : adjective black comparative blacker superlative blackest *** Words that avoid giving offence: black: Use the adjective black (sometimes spelt Black) to refer to people with dark skin whose families… …   English dictionary

  • Black — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 very dark, having no colour from the absorption of all or nearly all incident light (like coal or soot). 2 completely dark from the absence of a source of light (black night). 3 (Black) a of the human group having dark… …   Useful english dictionary

  • black — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 very dark, having no colour from the absorption of all or nearly all incident light (like coal or soot). 2 completely dark from the absence of a source of light (black night). 3 (Black) a of the human group having dark… …   Useful english dictionary

  • black — adjective 1) a black horse Syn: dark, pitch black, jet black, coal black, ebony, sable, inky Ant: white 2) a black night Syn: unlit …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • black — See: BLACK AND WHITE, IN THE BLACK, LOOK BLACK, POT CALLS THE KETTLE BLACK …   Dictionary of American idioms

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