Link to this page verb-transitive: To sully or defame: a scandal that blackened the gran's title. To coat (seafood or meat, like) with pepper along with other herbs and quickly sear in a very hot skillet, thus creating beef that's black on the exterior but tender internally. To make or make black colored. which will make dark; to darken; to cloud. To defame; to sully, as reputation; to make infamous. View More verb-intransitive: to be dark or black: the afternoon blackened into night. To grow black colored or dark. View More verb: to help make black colored. In order to make dirty. To defame or sully. To cook (meat or fish) by coating with pepper, etc., and rapidly searing in a hot pan. In order to become black colored. make or be black burn a little and superficially to be able to impact shade View More others: To grow black colored or dark. In order to make black colored; darken. Figuratively, to sully; make infamous; defame; cause to show up immoral or vile: because, vice blackens the smoothness. In founding, to coat (the facial skin of a mold) with graphite, or any combination employed for the purpose, so that you can develop a surface which will gasify under the temperature for the molten metal. View More Related Sources Definition for "blacken" Sentence for "blacken" Although there are two distinct schools… View More Synonym for "blacken" Verb Forms for "blacken" Phrases for "blacken" Rhyme for "blacken" Hypernym for "blacken" Cross Reference for "blacken" Same Context for "blacken" Urban Dictionary for "blacken"