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off colour

adj (off-colour when prenominal)
1. chiefly Brit slightly ill; unwell
2. US: off color indecent or indelicate; risqué
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Mexico had plenty of encouragement from its fans, with chants of si se puede -- yes we can -- and plenty others that were more off color than Tricolor.
However, sexual harassment and off color humor are only part of the picture.
Split colorant addition point: Mills frequently lose paper from their machines that is off color or off shade.
If you feel off color and unwell in the middle of flu season, lighten up on your workout or take a day off.