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Definition of blue:

  1. A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.
  2. Having the color of the clear sky, or a hue resembling it, whether lighter or darker; as, the deep, blue sea; as blue as a sapphire; blue violets.
  3. Literary; - applied to women; - an abbreviation of bluestocking.
  4. Low in spirits; melancholy; as, to feel blue.
  5. Low spirits; a fit of despondency; melancholy.
  6. One of the seven colors into which the rays of light divide themselves, when refracted through a glass prism; the color of the clear sky, or a color resembling that, whether lighter or darker; a pigment having such color. Sometimes, poetically, the sky.
  7. Pale, without redness or glare, - said of a flame; hence, of the color of burning brimstone, betokening the presence of ghosts or devils; as, the candle burns blue; the air was blue with oaths.
  8. Severe or over strict in morals; gloom; as, blue and sour religionists; suiting one who is over strict in morals; inculcating an impracticable, severe, or gloomy mortality; as, blue laws.
  9. Suited to produce low spirits; gloomy in prospect; as, thongs looked blue.
  10. To make blue; to dye of a blue color; to make blue by heating, as metals, etc.

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good-for-naught, club, forbidding, noble, saddened, unconsolable, saturnine, forlorn, spiritless, heavy-hearted, tristful, unrelenting, hot, high, muddy, low-spirited, off-color, decent, puritanical, blue thistle, viper's bugloss, spunky, risque, eggheaded, mettlesome, wanton, blue sky, hangdog, crude, unforgiving, spirited, blue-blooded, avocado, blasphemous, grimy, tenebrific, ballplayer, muddied, ribald, bad, gloomy, spicy, alabaster, lively, down, naughty, blueness, grungy, downcast, wretched, nonindulgent, no-account, amethyst, wild blue yonder, dispirited, juicy, savory, bawdy, bleak, center, toothsome, scabrous, patrician, no-count, grubby, vitriolic, dark blue, abusive, dispiriting, olive-drab, fat, conference, X-rated, glooming, homesick, coarse, rich, lascivious, dingy, cast down, happy, provocative, amber, northern, woebegone, unconsecrated, luscious, inexorable, aristocratic, regretful, down in the mouth, aristocratical, in color, unsanctified, sour, light, uncheerful, coloured, indecent, impure, beige, depressed, doleful, gamey, unappeasable, low, gentle, dark-skinned, bluish, black, colored, red-hot, nerdish, intellectualist, puritanic, desolate, mordant, blueing, heartsore, blueweed, ripe, dark, blue angel, somber, Puritan, backfield, voluptuous, blue air, vulgar, dejected, blueish, non-white, soft, back, all-American, suggestive, filthy, inconsolable, sacrilegious, robust, stern, savoury, profane, dismal, unprintable, foul, grisly, gloomful, sexy, heartsick, desolate, geeky, highbrow, lewd, nerdy, secular, macabre, stag, Amobarbital Sodium, obscure, infrequently, no-good, drear, bluing, salty, trashy, brokenhearted, blue devil, good-for-nothing, relentless, seldom, sorrowful, long-haired, unhappy, racy, smutty, game, deplorable, downhearted, gamy, begrimed, off, obscene, gruesome, colorful, dour, sober, raunchy, distressing, boy, ghastly, cerebral, dirty, sulky, sombre, easy, highbrowed, glowering, melancholic, piquant, depressing, meritless, happy, disconsolate, center forward, lamentable, nasty, drab, grim, pornographic, cheerless, pitiful, gritty, dull, light-blue, sick, gutter, intellectualistic, sorry, crestfallen, Amytal, foul-mouthed, gross, docile, chromatic, subdued, heavyhearted, benighted, sinister, once in a while, porny, full-bodied, dysphoric, zesty, earthy, locker-room.

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