Definition of blacken


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • blacken is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • blacken is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 19 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of blacken

  • make or become black (verb)

    Examples

    1. The smoke blackened the ceiling
    2. The ceiling blackened

    Synonyms

    1. black
    2. melanise
    3. melanize

  • burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color (verb)

    Examples

    1. The cook blackened the chicken breast

    Synonyms

    1. char
    2. scorch
    3. sear

See definition of blacken in Merriam Webster