American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "pitch-dark" in a sentence
"He stared in front of him, but as it was still pitch-dark at the other side of the one-way glass there was only total blackness."
"The room was pitch-dark, but Michael felt mattresses and piles of clothes under his feet."
"It would describe Jesus' birth in a pitch-dark cave, amid piles of oxen scat and filthy hay and poor travelers elbowing into the Holy Family's space, Joseph worn out from a frantic search for an inn, Mary all alone as her water breaks and her pain hits excruciating levels."