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feminine noun
1. crotchet (Mús) (British), quarter note (United States)
  • tener la negra to have bad luck
  • se las va a ver negras para llegar a fin de mes he'll have a hard job to get to the end of the month
1 (Música) crotchet; quarter note; (EEUU)
2 (mala suerte) bad luck
ese me trae la negra he brings me bad luck; le tocó la negra he had bad luck; tener la negra to be out of luck; be having a run of bad luck
3 (Ajedrez) black piece
4 (Centroamérica) black mark
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