Black

Primary Meanings of Black

1.
n
British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
2.
n
popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
3.
n
a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
Full Definitions of Black
1

n British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)

Synonyms:
Joseph Black
Example of:
chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
2

n popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)

Synonyms:
Shirley Temple, Shirley Temple Black
Example of:
actress
a female actor
3

n a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

Synonyms:
Black person, Negro, Negroid, blackamoor
Types:
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Negress
a Black woman or girl
Black man
a man who is Black
Black woman
a woman who is Black
colored, colored person
a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
Tom, Uncle Tom
(ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
soul brother
a fellow Black man
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being
person of color, person of colour
(formal) any non-European non-white person

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