- (card games, dated, politically incorrect) Synonym of (undesirable card in Pekka-peli, a children's card game similar to "Old Maid").
- (with "käteen") short straw (bad luck, as in to "draw the short straw")
- Minulle jäi Musta Pekka käteen ja jouduin tekemään koko projektin itse.
- I drew the short straw and got stuck doing the whole project alone. (lit. "I was left with Black Peter / Old Maid in my hand and...")
Declension of Musta Pekka (type nuoripari)