Dark

  • (noun): The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
    Synonyms: night, nighttime
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "dark":

  • (adj): (used of color) having a dark hue.
    Example: "Dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
  • (noun): Absence of light or illumination.
    Synonyms: darkness
  • (adj): Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.
    Example: "The dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"
    Synonyms: benighted
  • (adj): Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes).
    Example: "Dark eyes"
  • (adj): Secret.
    Example: "Keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
  • (noun): An unenlightened state.
    Example: "He was in the dark concerning their intentions"
    Synonyms: darkness
  • (adj): Not giving performances; closed.
    Example: "The theater is dark on Mondays"
  • (adj): Marked by difficulty of style or expression.
    Example: "Much that was dark is now quite clear to me"
    Synonyms: obscure
  • (adj): Stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.
    Example: "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"
    Synonyms: black, sinister
  • (adj): Having skin rich in melanin pigments.
    Example: "The dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
    Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark-skinned
  • (adj): Devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber-colored.
    Example: "Sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "the theater is dark on Mondays"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"

Famous quotes containing the word dark:

    I remember meeting you in a dark dream
    Of April, you or some girl,
    The necklace of wishes alive and breathing around your throat.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Morning smack of the spade that wakes up sleep,
    Shakes a desolate boy who slits his throat
    In the dark of the coffin and sheds dry leaves,
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    Stereotypes fall in the face of humanity. You toodle along, thinking that all gay men wear leather after dark and should never, ever be permitted around a Little League field. And then one day your best friend from college, the one your kids adore, comes out to you.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)