Blue - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- blue clothing
- any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
- the sky as viewed during daylight
- used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge (syn: blueing, bluing)
- the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic (syn: amytal)
- any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
- used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)
- filled with melancholy and despondency (syn: depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, grim, low, low-spirited)
- characterized by profanity or cursing (syn: blasphemous, profane)
- suggestive of sexual impropriety (syn: gamey, gamy, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy)
- belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy (syn: aristocratic, aristocratical, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician)
- morally rigorous and strict (syn: puritanic, puritanical)
- causing dejection (syn: dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry)
...shocked at the blue banter she heard on that satellite-radio talk show...
...a cold, dreary day always leaves me blue...
Her favorite color is blue.
a mixture of blues and greens
They sailed off into the blue.
Charley replied that neither had he any money at home. "That's blue," said the man.
All at once, a cloud has blanched the blue.
The stars came out in the blue overhead.
The articles of dress must be well starched, blued, and rough dried.
This top coat would blue it.
I've been feeling kind of blue.
the blue waters of the lake
She nearly always dresses in blue.
the rich greens and blues of the tapestry
So Papa Eccles had the money? - And blued it!