bluish

or blue·ish

[bloo-ish]

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 bluish

bluish

blueish

adjective

somewhat blue
Derived Formsbluishness or blueishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for bluish
adj.

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

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