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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blue, bluenessnoun

    blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime

    "he had eyes of bright blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, clean, neutral, unobjectionable, unsexy, indulgent, lowborn, southern, elated, achromatic

  2. bluenoun

    blue clothing

    "she was wearing blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    clean, neutral, indulgent, unsexy, southern, elated, achromatic, unobjectionable, cheerful, lowborn

  3. bluenoun

    any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue

    "the Union army was a vast blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, southern, lowborn, elated, cheerful, neutral, unobjectionable, indulgent, unsexy, clean

  4. blue sky, blue, blue air, wild blue yondernoun

    the sky as viewed during daylight

    "he shot an arrow into the blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    neutral, lowborn, cheerful, unsexy, clean, indulgent, unobjectionable, achromatic, southern, elated

  5. bluing, blueing, bluenoun

    used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, clean, cheerful, achromatic, neutral, unobjectionable, elated, lowborn, indulgent, southern

  6. amobarbital sodium, blue, blue angel, blue devil, Amytalnoun

    the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blueweed, blue thistle, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, blueing, bluing, blue devil, viper's bugloss, blueness

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, southern, elated, cheerful, achromatic, lowborn, unobjectionable, clean, neutral, indulgent

  7. blueadjective

    any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, unobjectionable, clean, cheerful, unsexy, southern, lowborn, elated, achromatic, neutral

  8. blue, bluish, blueishadjective

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

    "October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, gamy, bluish, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, blue-blooded, spicy, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    southern, unsexy, indulgent, cheerful, unobjectionable, achromatic, neutral, clean, elated, lowborn

  9. blueadjective

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

    "a ragged blue line"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, gamy, bluish, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, blue-blooded, spicy, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    southern, achromatic, lowborn, cheerful, unobjectionable, clean, neutral, elated, indulgent, unsexy

  10. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spiritedadjective

    filled with melancholy and despondency

    "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

    Antonyms:
    southern, lowborn, achromatic, unsexy, elated, clean, unobjectionable, indulgent, cheerful, neutral

  11. blasphemous, blue, profaneadjective

    characterized by profanity or cursing

    "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, sacrilegious, gamy, bluish, dismal, dark, unconsecrated, gentle, disconsolate, down in the mouth, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, secular, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, blue-blooded, unsanctified, spicy, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    lowborn, cheerful, indulgent, clean, unsexy, achromatic, unobjectionable, elated, southern, neutral

  12. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicyadjective

    suggestive of sexual impropriety

    "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, red-hot, spirited, racy, hot, toothsome, mettlesome, gamy, zesty, bluish, fat, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, savoury, robust, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, spunky, blueish, gamey, luscious, downhearted, lively, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, high, drab, gritty, patrician, rich, blue-blooded, game, spicy, savory, full-bodied, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, piquant, risque, low-spirited, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    clean, elated, cheerful, indulgent, unsexy, achromatic, neutral, lowborn, unobjectionable, southern

  13. aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patricianadjective

    belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

    "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, gamy, bluish, profane, dismal, dark, gentle, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, easy, down in the mouth, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, docile, blue-blooded, spicy, soft, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    elated, southern, neutral, indulgent, cheerful, lowborn, clean, unobjectionable, unsexy, achromatic

  14. blue(a), puritanic, puritanicaladjective

    morally rigorous and strict

    "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, elated, cheerful, southern, neutral, indulgent, unsexy, lowborn, unobjectionable, clean

  15. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, drearyverb

    causing dejection

    "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

    Synonyms:
    black, blueish, non-white, gloomful, stern, unappeasable, ghastly, moody, forbidding, relentless, dingy, raunchy, bluish, mordant, sorry, risque, gruesome, depressed, dirty, gamey, down in the mouth, low, sinister, olive-drab, lamentable, muddied, unrelenting, sullen, juicy, sulky, bad, gloomy, meritless, low-spirited, saturnine, good-for-naught, dispirited, gamy, down(p), grisly, good-for-nothing, dark, naughty, unconsolable, benighted, sad, muddy, sober, gentle, grubby, grungy, dark-skinned, aristocratic, inconsolable, racy, regretful, somber, spicy, blue-blooded, puritanical, no-count, drear, macabre, disconsolate, no-account, dreary, grimy, coloured, inexorable, puritanic, aristocratical, no-good, deplorable, glowering, morose, pitiful, patrician, profane, blasphemous, sombre, drab, glum, unforgiving, glooming, sour, blue(a), downcast, downhearted, distressing, dour, obscure, sick, grim, dismal, begrimed

    Antonyms:
    unobjectionable, southern, unsexy, indulgent, clean, achromatic, neutral, lowborn, cheerful, elated

  16. blueverb

    turn blue

    Antonyms:
    southern, indulgent, clean, cheerful, neutral, unsexy, elated, achromatic, unobjectionable, lowborn

Editors Contribution

  1. azureadjective

    a shade of blue that can usually be seen when sunlight is reflected off the ocean.

    the radiant azure of the water sent shivers of excitement and longing up my spine.

    Submitted by Human on June 24, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blueadjective

    Synonyms:
    azure, cerulean, sky-colored

  2. blueadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] melancholy, dejected, dispirited, depressed, sad, glum, gloomy, mopish, downcast, desponding, downhearted, hypochondriac, hypped, chopfallen, low-spirited, cast down, in the dumps, with a long face, down in the mouth

  3. bluenoun

    Synonyms:
    azure, sky-color

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How to use blue in a sentence?

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    Let me speak for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, I am opposed to non-germane amendments, whether it's funding for the FBI building or for example whether in the Democratic House bill it's a tax cut for high income earners in blue states or other non-germane amendments in the House bill like marijuana studies or aid to illegal immigrants.

  2. Lu Yen:

    Heaven is not the wide blue sky but the place where corporeality is begotten in the house of the Creative.

  3. Robert Karas:

    Do you want us to try and fight like we're at the beaches of Normandy ? Or do you want me to tell what a lot of people do and say -- oh, go home and ride it out and go to the ER when your lips turn blue.

  4. Dr Maturi:

    When we go outside we look at a blue sky, that's blue light, the issue with blue light is at night. It can delay your ability to sleep quickly.

  5. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    A person living near the Indian Ocean realizes the God in the infinity of the deep, blue ocean; where as a person living in the lap of the Himalayas, the Mt. Everest, realizes the God in the magnificence of the white mountains. Only political eyes divide these two people in two different faiths, but the truth is that both of them are trusting in two different creations of the same God.


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