bluish


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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 ?
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:
Seen from the Pequod's deck, then, as she would rise on a high hill of the sea, this host of vapory spouts, individually curling up into the air, and beheld through a blending atmosphere of bluish haze, showed like the thousand cheerful chimneys of some dense metropolis, descried of a balmy autumnal morning, by some horseman on a height.
The snow which one is accustomed to has a tint to it--painters usually give it a bluish cast--but there is no perceptible tint to the distant Alpine snow when it is trying to look its whitest.
No practiced eye observing the peculiar bluish pallor of his complexion, and the marked difficulty with which he drew his breath, could have failed to perceive that the great organ of life was in this man, what the housekeeper had stated it to be, too weak for the function which it was called on to perform.
I remarked, among others, some germons, a species of mackerel as large as a tunny, with bluish sides, and striped with transverse bands, that disappear with the animal's life.
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.
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.
Grimaud extended his arm, and by the bluish splendor of the fiery serpent they distinguished a little isolated house on the banks of the river, within a hundred paces of a ferry.
But instead of the darkness, and the thick and mephitic atmosphere he had expected to find, Dantes saw a dim and bluish light, which, as well as the air, entered, not merely by the aperture he had just formed, but by the interstices and crevices of the rock which were visible from without, and through which he could distinguish the blue sky and the waving branches of the evergreen oaks, and the tendrils of the creepers that grew from the rocks.
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.
The nut burns with a fitful bluish flame, and the oil that it contains is exhausted in about ten minutes.
Early in the day they came upon a stream running to the east, between low hills of bluish earth, strongly impregnated with copperas.