bluish


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Related to bluish: bluish green

blu·ish

also blue·ish  (blo͞o′ĭsh)
adj.
Somewhat blue.

bluish

(ˈbluːɪʃ) or

blueish

adj
somewhat blue
ˈbluishness, ˈblueishness n

blu•ish

(ˈblu ɪʃ)

adj.
rather blue.
[1350–1400]
blu′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bluish - 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"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
مائِلٌ إلى الزُّرْقَه
modravýnamodralý
blå-blålig
bláleitur
modravý
mavimtrak

bluish

[ˈbluːɪʃ] ADJazulado, azulino

bluish

blueish [ˈbluːɪʃ] adjtirant sur le bleu

bluish

adjbläulich

blue

(bluː) adjective
1. of the colour of a cloudless sky. blue paint; Her eyes are blue.
2. sad or depressed. I'm feeling blue today.
noun
1. the colour of a cloudless sky. That is a beautiful blue.
2. a blue paint, material etc. We'll have to get some more blue.
3. the sky or the sea. The balloon floated off into the blue.
ˈblueness noun
ˈbluish adjective
quite blue; close to blue. a bluish green.
ˈbluebottle noun
a kind of large house-fly with a blue abdomen.
ˈbluecollar adjective
(of workers) wearing overalls and working in factories etc. Blue collar workers are demanding the same pay as office staff.
ˈblueprint noun
a detailed photographic plan of work to be carried out. the blueprints for a new aircraft.
once in a blue moon
very seldom. He visits his mother once in a blue moon.
out of the blue
without warning. He arrived out of the blue, without phoning first.
the blues
low spirits; depression. He's got the blues today but he's usually cheerful.

bluish

adj azulado
References in classic literature ?
Another steely tentacle directed the powder from the basin along a ribbed channel towards some receiver that was hidden from me by the mound of bluish dust.
shouted the regimental commander, thrusting forward his jaw and pointing at a soldier in the ranks of the third company in a greatcoat of bluish cloth, which contrasted with the others.
On the farther side I saw through a bluish haze a tangle of trees and creepers, and above these again the luminous blue of the sky.
Suddenly, half-concealed in the tumult of the foaming rollers I made out awash, something enormous, rising and falling - something spread out like a burst of foam, but with a more bluish, more solid look.
It had, however, broad maculations of bluish black, obviously caused by extravasated blood from contusions.
The moon had risen and was shining in at the uncurtained window, illuminating the room with a soft, bluish light which seemed, somehow, a bit spooky, though I dare say it had no uncommon quality; all moonlight is that way if you will observe it.
Whenever I have heard the hymn since, it has made me remember that white waste and the little group of people; and the bluish air, full of fine, eddying snow, like long veils flying:
The nut burns with a fitful bluish flame, and the oil that it contains is exhausted in about ten minutes.
Instead of the white lily, which requires mud, or the common sweet flag, the blue flag (Iris versicolor) grows thinly in the pure water, rising from the stony bottom all around the shore, where it is visited by hummingbirds in June; and the color both of its bluish blades and its flowers and especially their reflections, is in singular harmony with the glaucous water.
Early in the day they came upon a stream running to the east, between low hills of bluish earth, strongly impregnated with copperas.
The children especially going to school, the bluish doves flying down from the roofs to the pavement, and the little loaves covered with flour, thrust out by an unseen hand, touched him.
I noticed a bluish tinge in her face which alarmed me.