Adjective Definition

blue

1.Definition: belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

"A blue family", "Blue blood", "The blue-blooded aristocracy"

Related Adjective(s):aristocratic, aristocratical, gentle, patrician


2.Definition: causing dejection

"A blue day"

Related Adjective(s):dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry


3.Definition: characterized by profanity or cursing

"Blue language"

Related Adjective(s):blasphemous, profane


4.Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency

"Lonely and blue in a strange city"

Related Adjective(s):depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, grim, low


5.Definition: morally rigorous and strict

"Blue laws"

Related Adjective(s):puritanic, puritanical


6.Definition: of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky

"October's bright blue weather", "A blue flame", "Blue haze of tobacco smoke"

Related Adjective(s):blueish, bluish


7.Definition: suggestive of sexual impropriety

"A blue movie", "Blue jokes"

Related Adjective(s):gamey, gamy, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy


8.Definition: used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)

"A ragged blue line"




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