blue englannista suomeksi
muuttua siniseksi, värjäytyä siniseksi, sinistää, värjätä siniseksi
apea, synkkä, alakuloinen, surumielinen
sinitaivas, sininen meri
Having blue as its color.
(RQ:Chambers Younger Set)”
1904, (w), ''The Transgression of Andrew Vane'', Henry Holt and Company, page 140:
- "Will you play some of the 'Garden' now?" she asked. "I think I should like it. I'm just the least bit blue."
- ''But I'm bluer than blue / Sadder than sad.''
Having a bluish or purplish shade of the skin due to a lack of oxygen to the normally deep red blood cells.
Supportive of, run by (a member of), pertaining to, or dominated by a political party represented by the colour blue.
Supportive of, run by (a member of), pertaining to, or dominated by the Party. (defdate)
Supportive of or related to the Party.
Supportive of or related to the Party.
Extra rare; left very raw and cold.
Severe or overly strict in morals; gloomy.
(RQ:Thackeray Vanity Fair)
Having a charge of blue.
The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and purple in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan filters; or any colour resembling this.
(RQ:Landon Lady Anne Granard)
Anything coloured blue, especially to distinguish it from similar objects differing only in color.
''I don't like red Smarties. Have you got a blue?''
A blue dye or pigment.
''The boys in blue marched to the pipers.''
A blue uniform. See (m).
A member of a sports team that wears blue colours; a nickname for the team as a whole. ''See also ''blues''.''
''Come on, you blues!''
''He was safe! Terrible call, blue!''
Sporting colours awarded by a university or other institution for sporting achievement, such as representing one's university, especially and originally at Oxford and Cambridge Universities in England. See also ''blue'', ''blue''.
''He excelled at rowing and received a blue in the sport at Oxford.''
A person who has received such sporting colours.
''He was a blue in rugby at Cambridge.''
A member of enforcement.
2022, Jim Malloy, ''Die, Mother Goose, Die''
- He dialed Kathy to be sure she was okay and see if the blues arrived. She was crying when she picked up the phone.“Kathy, honey, I'm here. It'll be okay. Are the police there?”
The sky, literally or figuratively.
''The balloon floated up into the blue.''
''His request for leave came out of the blue.''
The ocean; deep waters.
1978, Peter Hathaway Capstick, ''Death in the Long Grass'' ((ISBN)):
- The problem with buffalo as well as most African antelopes as a steady diet is that they have very little marbling or body fat and, after six months out in the blue, one dreams at night of a T-bone steak sizzling in great globules of yellow fat.
2000, Thomas C. Barger, Timothy J. Barger, ''Out in the Blue: Letters from Arabia, 1937 to 1940 : a Young American Geologist Explores the Deserts of Early Saudi Arabia'' ((ISBN))
A dog or cat with a slaty gray coat.
2004, (w), ''The Turning'' (short stories), Picador UK Paperback edition 2006. Short story,'' 'Small Mercies' '' (at p.91):
- "I had a blue with Dad," said Fay. "He wanted to drive us, I wanted to walk."
2008, Cheryl Jorgensen, ''The Taint'', page 135,
- If they had a blue between themselves, they kept it there, it never flowed out onto the streets to innocent people — like a lot of things that have been happenin′ on the streets today.
2009, John Gilfoyle, ''Remember Cannon Hill'', page 102,
- On another occasion, there was a blue between Henry Daniels and Merv Wilson down at the pig sale. I don′t know what it was about, it only lasted a minute or so, but they shook hands when it was over and that was the end of it.
2011, Julietta Jameson, ''Me, Myself and Lord Byron'', unnumbered page,
- I was a bit disappointed. Was that it? No abuse like Lord Byron had endured? Not that I was wishing that upon myself. It was just that a blue between my parents, albeit a raging, foul, bile-spitting hate fest, was not exactly Charles Dickens.
A liquid with an intense blue colour, added to a laundry wash to prevent yellowing of white clothes.
Any of several processes to protect metal against rust.
A type of firecracker.
1781, (w), ''Journals & Letters'', Penguin 2001, p. 172:
- Lord Lyttelton's Life by Dr Johnson … which a whole tribe of ''Blues'', with Mrs Montagu at their Head, have Vowed to execrate and revenge ….
A member or supporter of the Conservative Party.
''He is a true blue.''
To make or become blue; to turn blue.
1974, (w), ''The Book of Ebenezer Le Page'', New York 2007, page 311:
- They was willing to blue the lot and have nothing left when they got home except debts on the never-never.
bluely (color panel)