blue - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blue

(noun) blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
Synonyms : blueness
Example Sentence
  • he had eyes of bright blue
(noun) blue clothing
Example Sentence
  • she was wearing blue
(noun) any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
Example Sentence
  • the Union army was a vast blue
(noun) the sky as viewed during daylight
Example Sentence
  • he shot an arrow into the blue
(noun) used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
Synonyms : blueing , bluing
(noun) the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic Definition
(noun) any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae Definition
(verb) turn blue Definition
(adj) of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
Synonyms : blueish , bluish
Example Sentence
  • October's bright blue weather
  • a blue flame
  • blue haze of tobacco smoke
(adj) used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)
Example Sentence
  • a ragged blue line
(adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
Example Sentence
  • gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
  • gloomy predictions
  • a gloomy silence
  • took a grim view of the economy
  • the darkening mood
  • lonely and blue in a strange city
  • depressed by the loss of his job
  • a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
  • downcast after his defeat
  • feeling discouraged and downhearted
(adj) characterized by profanity or cursing
Synonyms : blasphemous , profane
Example Sentence
  • foul-mouthed and blasphemous
  • blue language
  • profane words
(adj) suggestive of sexual impropriety
Synonyms : gamey , gamy , juicy , naughty , racy , risque , spicy
Example Sentence
  • a blue movie
  • blue jokes
  • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
  • a juicy scandal
  • a naughty wink
  • naughty words
  • racy anecdotes
  • a risque story
  • spicy gossip
(adj) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
Example Sentence
  • an aristocratic family
  • aristocratic Bostonians
  • aristocratic government
  • a blue family
  • blue blood
  • the blue-blooded aristocracy
  • of gentle blood
  • patrician landholders of the American South
  • aristocratic bearing
  • aristocratic features
  • patrician tastes
(adj) morally rigorous and strict
Synonyms : puritanic , puritanical
Example Sentence
  • the puritan work ethic
  • puritanic distaste for alcohol
  • she was anything but puritanical in her behavior
(adj) causing dejection
Synonyms : dark , dingy , disconsolate , dismal , drab , drear , dreary , gloomy , grim , sorry
Example Sentence
  • a blue day
  • the dark days of the war
  • a week of rainy depressing weather
  • a disconsolate winter landscape
  • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
  • a dark gloomy day
  • grim rainy weather

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You will be gloomy and depressed when you know that your secret sex has been shot secretly and some one made a "blue" film.
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have you heard of the song “jaane kya chahe maan-feel and blue” song from pyar ke side effects, then no need more explanation
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