Textual thesaurus for "blue"

(adj) gloomy, grim, sorry, dark, drab, drear, dreary, dingy, disconsolate, dismal

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) blueish, 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

(adj) profane, blasphemous

characterized by profanity or cursing

foul-mouthed and blasphemous; blue language; profane words

(adj) down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dispirited, depressed, low, low-spirited, grim, gloomy

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

(adj) puritanic, puritanical

morally rigorous and strict

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

(adj) patrician, gentle, blue-blooded, aristocratic, aristocratical

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) gamey, gamy, juicy, spicy, racy, risque, naughty

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

(noun) amobarbital sodium, Amytal, blue angel, blue devil

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

(noun) blueness

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

he had eyes of bright blue

(noun) blue air, blue sky, wild blue yonder

the sky as viewed during daylight

he shot an arrow into the blue

(noun) blueing, bluing

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