dark (noun, adjective) LISTEN
The dark is when there is no light—for example, at night.
- When I was little, I was scared of the dark.
If something is dark, it means that there isn’t a lot of light there.
- The room was dark because the curtains were closed.
If a color is dark, it means that it is closer to black than white.
- The sea was dark blue.
- My hair is dark, but my sister’s is blond.
Did you know?
If something is glow in the dark, it means that you can see it in the dark. Glow in the dark things are usually very bright colors like yellow, orange and green. In the picture at the top of this page you can see a man wearing glow in the dark clothes!
In pop culture
At some restaurants you can eat your food in the dark. People do this because it’s fun and you can taste the food better. In this video, two women are trying it for the first time, but one of them is scared of the dark! Would you like to try it too?
There are other meanings of dark.