blueish

[ bloo-ish ]
/ ˈblu ɪʃ /
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. bluegrass,
  2. bluegrass region,
  3. bluegrass state,
  4. bluehead,
  5. blueing,
  6. bluejack,
  7. bluejacket,
  8. bluejacking,
  9. blueline,
  10. bluely

bluish

or blue·ish

[ bloo-ish ]
/ ˈblu ɪʃ /

adjective

somewhat blue.

Origin of bluish

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at blue, -ish1

Related formsblu·ish·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for blueish

bluish

blueish

/ (ˈbluːɪʃ) /

adjective

somewhat blue
Derived Formsbluishness or blueishness, noun

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Word Origin and History for blueish

bluish

adj.

late 14c., blewysh; see blue + -ish.

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