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bluish

or blue·ish

[ bloo-ish ]
/ ˈblu ɪʃ /
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adjective
somewhat blue.
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Origin of bluish

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

OTHER WORDS FROM bluish

blu·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bluish

bluish

blueish

/ (ˈbluːɪʃ) /

adjective
somewhat blue

Derived forms of bluish

bluishness or blueishness, noun
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