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1. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky.

Synonyms

  • bluish
  • blueish

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • lively
  • consolable

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Blue

  • n92762
  • yabbadabbadoo
  • misconstrue
  • dfw
  • timbuktu
  • long-overdue
  • katmandu
  • kalamazoo
  • hullabaloo
  • lhommedieu
  • komatsu
  • fitzhugh
  • drive-thru
  • depardieu
  • construe
  • benhamou
  • aeroperu
  • withdrew
  • true-view
  • tien-fu
  • thankyou
  • pas-de-deux
  • overthrew
  • kwangju
  • karatsu
  • kangaroo
  • hitherto
  • fondue
  • cmu
  • carilou

How do you pronounce blue?

Pronounce blue as blu.

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UK - How to pronounce blue in British English

Sentences with blue


1. Adjective
Remember to sign the letter with your name using blue or black ink.

2. Noun, plural
Forget-me-nots are often light blue, but also come in pink, white and darker blue varieties.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The glass itself is often tinted in colors like blue, brown or plum.

Quotes about blue


1. I love life. There's so much to learn and see all the time, and nothing nicer for me than to wake up, and the sky is blue.
- Pattie Boyd

2. [...]the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!
- Jack Kerouac, On the Road

3. If you're feeling blue, lock yourself in a room, stand in front of a mirror, and dance - and laugh at yourself and be sexy. Dance the silliest and ugliest you've ever danced. Make fun of yourself and try to recover your sense of humor.
- Salma Hayek

2. dark-blue

adjective. of a dark shade of blue.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

3. blue-black

adjective. of black tinged with blue.

Synonyms

  • bluish black
  • neutral

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive

4. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).

Antonyms

  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime.

Synonyms

  • powder blue
  • spectral colour
  • steel blue
  • Prussian blue
  • navy blue
  • cerulean
  • turquoise
  • peacock blue
  • navy
  • lazuline
  • royal blue
  • aqua
  • blueness
  • purplish blue
  • ultramarine
  • chromatic colour
  • chromatic color
  • sky-blue
  • dark blue
  • cobalt blue
  • azure
  • greenish blue
  • sapphire
  • spectral color

Antonyms

  • thick
  • tall
  • superior
  • estimable

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] blue clothing.

Synonyms

  • clothing
  • wear
  • vesture
  • habiliment
  • wearable

Antonyms

  • rising
  • operative
  • raised
  • safe

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue.

Synonyms

  • organization
  • organisation

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] characterized by profanity or cursing.

Synonyms

  • profane
  • dirty

Antonyms

  • happy
  • joyous
  • uncheerfulness

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] filled with melancholy and despondency.

Synonyms

  • low-spirited
  • dispirited
  • down
  • depressed
  • low
  • dejected
  • downhearted
  • grim
  • gloomy
  • down in the mouth

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • good
  • unregretful
  • unrepentant

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] the sky as viewed during daylight.

Synonyms

  • blue sky
  • wild blue yonder
  • blue air

Antonyms

  • euphoric
  • juiceless
  • unprofitable
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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