[ bloo-skahy ]
/ ˈbluˈskaɪ /
fanciful; impractical: blue-sky ideas.
(especially of securities) having dubious value; not financially sound: a blue-sky stock.
Blue SteelRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
📘 Blue Book Emoji - Emoji by Dictionary.comRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
impractical, unworkable, improbable, unreal, silly, quixotic, impossible, hallucinatory, whimsical, misleading, false, fantastic, illusory, fanciful, dreamlike, imaginative, fantastical, fictional, preposterous, offbeat
- blue-ribbon jury,
- blue-ringed octopus,
- blue-sky law,
- blue-sky thinking,
- blue-tongued lizard,
- blue-winged teal
Origin of blue-sky
First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
(modifier) of or denoting theoretical research without regard to any future application of its resulta blue-sky project
verb -skies, -skying or -skied
to theorize (about something that may not lead to any practical application)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012