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pitch-dark

[pich-dahrk] /ˈpɪtʃˈdɑrk/
adjective
1.
dark or black as pitch:
a pitch-dark night.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
Related forms
pitch-darkness, noun
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  • Enlightened, perhaps, but still pitch-dark at night.
  • It is pitch-dark on the mountain top and the sky is cloudless, perfect for astronomy.
  • The generators have gone dead, and it'll be pitch-dark below.
  • It was pitch-dark in the blackout, and almost time for curfew.
British Dictionary definitions for pitch-dark

pitch-dark

adjective
1.
extremely or completely dark
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