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1: french for black
2: a film genre of the fourties with detectives and such
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Referring to the heavy unfashionable winter jacket and patterned mittens Sanders wore to the inauguration of Joe Biden.
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1.French word meaning black

2. A series depicting mystery,violence and danger. Also regarding cynism and fatalism.
In regards to people it means dangerously sexy,mysterious,dark,elusive, and alluring.
"You're so noir."

"I can't get enough of noir films."
"She's a femme fatale... She's so noir."
by Bianca Towerz February 22, 2016
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Film genre characteristic of the years between with 20's and late 40's. Dark, gritty crime fiction: usually a heist, murder, or other such crime. We're talking Tommy Guns, Private Detectives, and women you could still call broads. Classic examples include The Maltese Falcon and Chinatown: modern examples include The Usual Suspects. Heavily influenced the Cyberpunk sub-genre.
I watch too much Noir. Situations like this have me asking, "What would Humphrey Bogart do?"
by wildcard9 July 14, 2010
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Suggestive of danger or violence
1. How noir of you to ask that we go through that dark alley at this time of night.
by Taylor May 01, 2004
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The famed shadow of death. Twin maidens of retribution, sinners in paradise.

Two of the best female assassins.
"I hired The Noir"
by jartsa December 18, 2003
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