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Synonyms of blue in English:


  • 1 she had bright blue eyes
    sky-blue, azure, cobalt (blue), sapphire, cerulean, navy (blue), saxe (blue), Oxford blue, Cambridge blue, ultramarine, lapis lazuli, indigo, aquamarine, turquoise, teal (blue), cyan, of the colour of the sky, of the colour of the sea
  • 2 informal Dad had died that year and Mum was feeling a bit blue
    [Antonyms] happy, cheerful
  • 3 a blue movie
    indecent, dirty, rude, coarse, vulgar, bawdy, lewd, racy, risqué, salacious, naughty, wicked, improper, unseemly, smutty, spicy, raw, off colour, ribald, Rabelaisian;
    pornographic, filthy, obscene, offensive, prurient, sordid, low, profane, foul, vile;
    erotic, arousing, sexy, suggestive, titillating, explicit
    British informal fruity, saucy
    euphemistic adult
    [Antonyms] clean, family
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    cyano- related prefix, as in cyanic, cyanotype
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