- the sky.
- the sea.
- the remote distance: They've vanished into the blue somewhere.
adjective, blu·er, blu·est.
verb (used with object), blued, blu·ing or blue·ing.
verb (used without object), blued, blu·ing or blue·ing.
Words nearby blue
Idioms for blue
Origin of blue
SYNONYMS FOR blue
ANTONYMS FOR blue
OTHER WORDS FROM blueblue·ly, adverbblue·ness, nounhalf-blue, adjectiveun·blued, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH blueblew blue
Example sentences from the Web for bluest
Once the bluest chip on the São Paulo bourse, worth $35 billion in 2011, OGX is trading at a few cents a share.The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The three girls like to get drunk and sing karaoke, and one night they perform “The Bluest Eyes in Texas” by Restless Heart.
In a state that voted for President Obama by 17 points, Paterson is the bluest of blue districts.The Elephant in the Room: Chris Christie’s CPAC Dig|John Avlon|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They still lost, and in one of the bluest states of non-coastal America.
Massachusetts has long been seen as one of the bluest states in the country, the only one carried by George McGovern in 1972.
When her shy glance fell on me I rode in the sunshine of bluest sky.A Daughter of Raasay|William MacLeod Raine
The bluest blood of Spain did not disdain to serve the Inquisition in the office of familiar.A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2,|Henry Charles Lea
In July she was slipping down into the bluest of blue moods, and I couldn't reach her.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
He was standing by the gangway watching the crowd with the bluest eyes on earth, and I took him for a detective right away.The Swindler and Other Stories|Ethel M. Dell
Inside, a baby smiled up at him with the bluest eyes he ever had seen.The Lady Doc|Caroline Lockhart
British Dictionary definitions for bluest (1 of 2)
- a sportsperson who represents or has represented Oxford or Cambridge University and has the right to wear the university colour (dark blue for Oxford, light blue for Cambridge)an Oxford blue
- the honour of so representing one's university
adjective bluer or bluest
verb blues, blueing, bluing or blued
Derived forms of bluebluely, adverbblueness, noun
Word Origin for blue
British Dictionary definitions for bluest (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with bluest
In addition to the idioms beginning with blue
- blue funk, in a
- blue in the face
- between a rock and a hard place (devil and deep blue sea)
- black and blue
- bolt from the blue
- have the blues
- into thin air (the blue)
- like greased lightning (a blue streak)
- once in a blue moon
- out of a clear blue sky
- talk one's arm off (a blue streak
- until blue in the face)