Definition of black knight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


black knight

BrE BrE//ˌblæk ˈnaɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæk ˈnaɪt//
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a company that tries to buy another company that does not want to be bought Word Originby association with white knight.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: black knight