Definition of black print in English:

black print

Pronunciation /ˌblak ˈprɪnt/


  • A monochrome photograph or print consisting of shades of black or grey on a white background; a black and white print.

    Originally contrasted with sepia and tinted prints; later, with blueprints and other kinds of architectural and engineering drawings.


Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From black + print.