Definition of coal-black in English:



  • Completely black.

    ‘a woman with coal-black eyes’
    • ‘His wavy, coal-black hair is pushed into his face by the blasts of cold wind; his eyes look wary but clearer than she's seen them.’
    • ‘He ran a hand through his coal-black hair and played with his earring.’
    • ‘This was a small man, very pale and dark, with coal-black eyes.’
    • ‘Her eyes, her beautiful coal-black eyes, were drowning in their own tears, her raven-black hair flying behind her as she came closer and closer.’
    • ‘But now that he could look at her properly, he could see two coal-black eyes, glaring furiously at his own green ones.’
    • ‘On shore, there are coal-black carvings fashioned from tree ferns for secret warrior ceremonies.’
    • ‘It's a harrowing bit of wit, a chunk of coal-black comedy that's extremely well handled.’
    • ‘He had a coal-black beard and dark eyes that twinkled merrily.’
    • ‘Anderson captures the coal-black essence of the film magnificently.’
    • ‘Nicola peered into the underbrush and made out a family of weasels peering right back at her, their coal-black eyes gleaming.’
    • ‘His coal-black eyes once again flashed with dark, primal anger.’
    • ‘He smoothed back his disheveled coal-black hair as he tried to catch his breath.’
    • ‘Slowly, he pulled up his hood up so that the coal-black mark was once again hidden from view.’
    • ‘He was just ‘a youth, with coal-black hair, in the early stages of life’ when he left the world.’
    • ‘Jeremiah wandered down Woodward Avenue until he reached the riverbank, then sat watching whitecaps flash and chop in the coal-black water.’
    • ‘He had coal-black curly hair and dreamy hazel eyes that drove women wild.’
    • ‘He felt his heartbeat pump overtime as a pair of coal-black eyes gazed at him with contained fury.’
    • ‘She was so stunned that she just stared into those strange, unblinking, coal-black eyes.’
    • ‘A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen.’
    • ‘It was a small Labrador puppy, with coal-black fur, sitting on its hind legs and looking up at her.’
    black, dark, pitch-dark, black as pitch
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