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Meaning of bleak

bleak

Pronunciation: (blēk), [key]
— -er, -est.
  1. bare, desolate, and often windswept: a bleak plain.
  2. cold and piercing; raw: a bleak wind.
  3. without hope or encouragement; depressing; dreary: a bleak future.

bleak

Pronunciation: (blēk), [key]
— n.
  1. a European freshwater fish, Alburnus alburnus, having scales with a silvery pigment that is used in the production of artificial pearls.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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