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1 blue /ˈbluː/ adjective
bluer; bluest
1 blue
/ˈbluː/
adjective
bluer; bluest
Learner's definition of BLUE
: having the color of the clear sky
see also baby blue, black-and-blue, cobalt blue, navy blue, royal blue, sky blue, true-blue

blue in the face

◊ If you do something until you are blue in the face, you do it for a very long time without having any success or making any difference.

blue with cold

chiefly British, of a person or body part or blue from the cold
: blue from being exposed to cold for too long

go blue

British
: to turn blue from being cold or not breathing

talk a blue streak

US
: to talk rapidly and without stopping

— blueness

noun [noncount]
2 blue /ˈbluː/ noun
plural blues
2 blue
/ˈbluː/
noun
plural blues
Learner's definition of BLUE
: the color of the clear sky
[noncount]
[count]
see color picture on this page
the blue literary : the sky or the sea

out of the blue

: without warning : in a surprising or unexpected way
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