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Definition

[n] any of numerous small chiefly blue butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
[n] the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
[n] blue clothing; "she was wearing blue"
[n] the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
[n] any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue; "the Union army was a vast blue"
[n] the sky as viewed during daylight; "he shot an arrow into the blue"
[n] used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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"
[adj] characterized by or marked with a bluish color; "a blue fox"; "the great blue whale"; "a blue spruce"
[adj] tinged with blue or purple from cold or contusion; "the children's lips are blue from cold"; "a blue bruise"
[adj] characterized by profanity or cursing; "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"
[adj] low in spirits; "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"
[adj] 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"
[adj] used to signify the Union forces in the Civil War (who wore blue uniforms); "a ragged blue line"
[adj] 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"
[adj] wearing blue; "the painting is called `the blue boy'"; "the blue team"
[v] turn blue

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