There are 2 main translations of blue in Italian:

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blue 1

British English: /bluː/
American English: /blu/


  • 2 (depressed) See examples:to feel blue
    sentirsi depresso, giù
    to look blue
    avere un'aria triste o malinconica


  • 4 (British English) (Politics) [informal]a true blue
    un autentico conservatore

also: blues plural noun

  • 2 [informal] (depression) See examples:the blues
    la malinconia
    to have the blues
    sentirsi depresso


to say something out of the blue

dire qualcosa di punto in bianco

to appear, happen out of the blue

to go off into the blue

to vanish into the blue

the air was blue!

volavano parole grosse!

black and blue

pieno di lividi

to beat somebody black and blue

pestare qualcuno o fare qualcuno nero di botte

to throw a blue fit

to tell somebody something, repeat something (to somebody) until one is blue in the face

dire qualcosa a qualcuno, ripetere qualcosa (a qualcuno) fino a sgolarsi o inutilmente

you can shout until you're blue in the face, I'm going anyway!

puoi gridare quanto ti pare, tanto vado comunque!

once in a blue moon

(a) ogni morte di papa

to scream o yell blue murder

(public figure, press)

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blue 2
British English: /bluː/
American English: /blu/

transitive verb

(British English) [informal]
  • (squander) See examples:to blue (all) one's money on something
    sperperare (tutti) i propri soldi in qualcosa

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