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off-color

Pronunciation: /ˌɔːfˈkʌlər; ˌɒfˈkʌlə(r)/
, (British English/inglés británico) off-colour

Translation of off-color in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (predicative/predicativo off color)

  • 1.1 (unwell) (predicative/predicativo) to feel off color no encontrarse* muy bien, sentirse* indispuesto to look off color tener* mala cara I'm a bit off color no estoy or no me encuentro muy bien
    Example sentences
    • I had been off-colour for several weeks and off food for several days prior to this and did not realise the effects of wine on an empty stomach.
    • Since I was very young, whenever I'm off-colour and feverish I have the following recurring vision as I wander confusedly in the no-man's land between consciousness and sleep.
    • This morning I have a sore throat and feel decidedly off-colour.
    1.2 (risqué) [remarks/joke] subido de tono

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