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Synonyms for blue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blue, blueness(noun)

    blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime

    "he had eyes of bright blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness, blue

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, clean, neutral, unobjectionable, unsexy, indulgent, lowborn, southern, elated, achromatic

  2. blue(noun)

    blue clothing

    "she was wearing blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    clean, neutral, indulgent, unsexy, southern, elated, achromatic, unobjectionable, cheerful, lowborn

  3. blue(noun)

    any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue

    "the Union army was a vast blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, southern, lowborn, elated, cheerful, neutral, unobjectionable, indulgent, unsexy, clean

  4. blue sky, blue, blue air, wild blue yonder(noun)

    the sky as viewed during daylight

    "he shot an arrow into the blue"

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness, blue

    Antonyms:
    neutral, lowborn, cheerful, unsexy, clean, indulgent, unobjectionable, achromatic, southern, elated

  5. bluing, blueing, blue(noun)

    used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness, blue

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, clean, cheerful, achromatic, neutral, unobjectionable, elated, lowborn, indulgent, southern

  6. amobarbital sodium, blue, blue angel, blue devil, Amytal(noun)

    the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blueweed, blue thistle, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, blueing, bluing, blue devil, viper's bugloss, blueness, blue

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, southern, elated, cheerful, achromatic, lowborn, unobjectionable, clean, neutral, indulgent

  7. blue(adj)

    any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

    Synonyms:
    blue angel, blue devil, wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, amobarbital sodium, bluing, blueing, blueness

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, unobjectionable, clean, cheerful, unsexy, southern, lowborn, elated, achromatic, neutral

  8. blue, bluish, blueish(adj)

    of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky

    "October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, gamy, bluish, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, blue, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, blue-blooded, spicy, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    southern, unsexy, indulgent, cheerful, unobjectionable, achromatic, neutral, clean, elated, lowborn

  9. blue(adj)

    used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)

    "a ragged blue line"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, gamy, bluish, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, blue-blooded, spicy, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    southern, achromatic, lowborn, cheerful, unobjectionable, clean, neutral, elated, indulgent, unsexy

  10. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited(adj)

    filled with melancholy and despondency

    "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

    Antonyms:
    southern, lowborn, achromatic, unsexy, elated, clean, unobjectionable, indulgent, cheerful, neutral

  11. blasphemous, blue, profane(adj)

    characterized by profanity or cursing

    "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, sacrilegious, gamy, bluish, dismal, dark, unconsecrated, gentle, disconsolate, down in the mouth, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, blue, secular, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, blue-blooded, unsanctified, spicy, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    lowborn, cheerful, indulgent, clean, unsexy, achromatic, unobjectionable, elated, southern, neutral

  12. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy(adj)

    suggestive of sexual impropriety

    "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, red-hot, spirited, racy, hot, toothsome, mettlesome, gamy, zesty, bluish, fat, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, savoury, robust, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, spunky, blue, blueish, gamey, luscious, downhearted, lively, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, high, drab, gritty, patrician, rich, blue-blooded, game, spicy, savory, full-bodied, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, piquant, risque, low-spirited, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    clean, elated, cheerful, indulgent, unsexy, achromatic, neutral, lowborn, unobjectionable, southern

  13. aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician(adj)

    belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

    "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, racy, gamy, bluish, profane, dismal, dark, gentle, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, easy, down in the mouth, blue, blueish, gamey, downhearted, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, drab, patrician, docile, blue-blooded, spicy, soft, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, risque, low-spirited

    Antonyms:
    elated, southern, neutral, indulgent, cheerful, lowborn, clean, unobjectionable, unsexy, achromatic

  14. blue(a), puritanic, puritanical(adj)

    morally rigorous and strict

    "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, elated, cheerful, southern, neutral, indulgent, unsexy, lowborn, unobjectionable, clean

  15. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary(verb)

    causing dejection

    "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

    Synonyms:
    black, blueish, non-white, gloomful, stern, unappeasable, ghastly, moody, forbidding, relentless, dingy, raunchy, bluish, mordant, sorry, risque, gruesome, depressed, dirty, gamey, down in the mouth, low, sinister, olive-drab, lamentable, muddied, unrelenting, sullen, juicy, sulky, bad, gloomy, meritless, low-spirited, saturnine, good-for-naught, dispirited, gamy, down(p), grisly, good-for-nothing, dark, naughty, unconsolable, benighted, sad, muddy, sober, gentle, grubby, grungy, dark-skinned, aristocratic, inconsolable, racy, regretful, somber, spicy, blue-blooded, blue, puritanical, no-count, drear, macabre, disconsolate, no-account, dreary, grimy, coloured, inexorable, puritanic, aristocratical, no-good, deplorable, glowering, morose, pitiful, patrician, profane, blasphemous, sombre, drab, glum, unforgiving, glooming, sour, blue(a), downcast, downhearted, distressing, dour, obscure, sick, grim, dismal, begrimed

    Antonyms:
    unobjectionable, southern, unsexy, indulgent, clean, achromatic, neutral, lowborn, cheerful, elated

  16. blue(verb)

    turn blue

    Antonyms:
    southern, indulgent, clean, cheerful, neutral, unsexy, elated, achromatic, unobjectionable, lowborn

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blue(a.)

    Synonyms:
    azure, cerulean, sky-colored

  2. blue(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] melancholy, dejected, dispirited, depressed, sad, glum, gloomy, mopish, downcast, desponding, downhearted, hypochondriac, hypped, chopfallen, low-spirited, cast down, in the dumps, with a long face, down in the mouth

  3. blue(n.)

    Synonyms:
    azure, sky-color

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

bleu, blu, bruise, azul, bleue, blue-green, rookie, lam, uilo, azur, bluefin, 'azur, blueprints, modra, lan, -blue, zarqa, bruising


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