Synonyms for (noun) blue

Synonyms: blue

Definition: any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

Similar words: lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly

Definition: any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae


Synonyms: amobarbital sodium, Amytal, blue, blue angel, blue devil

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

Similar words: amobarbital

Definition: a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant


Synonyms: blue

Definition: blue clothing

Usage: she was wearing blue

Similar words: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment

Definition: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body


Synonyms: blue, blueness

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

Usage: he had eyes of bright blue

Similar words: spectral color, spectral colour, chromatic color, chromatic colour

Definition: a color that has hue


Synonyms: blue

Definition: any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue

Usage: the Union army was a vast blue

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together


Synonyms: blue, blue air, blue sky, wild blue yonder

Definition: the sky as viewed during daylight

Usage: he shot an arrow into the blue

Similar words: sky

Definition: the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth


Synonyms: blue, blueing, bluing

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

Similar words: dye, dyestuff

Definition: a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

Synonyms for (verb) blue

Synonyms: blue

Definition: turn blue

Similar words: color, colour, discolor, discolour

Definition: change color, often in an undesired manner

Usage: The shirts discolored

Synonyms for (adjective) blue

Synonyms: gloomy, grim, sorry, dark, drab, drear, dreary, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, blue

Definition: causing dejection

Usage: 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

Similar words: cheerless, depressing, uncheerful

Definition: causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Usage: the economic outlook is depressing; something cheerless about the room; a moody and uncheerful person; an uncheerful place


Synonyms: blue, blueish, bluish

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

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

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue


Synonyms: profane, blasphemous, blue

Definition: characterized by profanity or cursing

Usage: foul-mouthed and blasphemous; blue language; profane words

Similar words: dirty

Definition: (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency

Usage: dirty words; a dirty old man; dirty books and movies; boys telling dirty jokes; has a dirty mouth


Synonyms: down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dispirited, depressed, low, low-spirited, grim, gloomy, blue

Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency

Usage: 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

Similar words: dejected

Definition: affected or marked by low spirits

Usage: is dejected but trying to look cheerful


Synonyms: blue, puritanic, puritanical

Definition: morally rigorous and strict

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

Similar words: nonindulgent, strict

Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint


Synonyms: patrician, gentle, blue, blue-blooded, aristocratic, aristocratical

Definition: belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

Usage: 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

Similar words: noble

Definition: of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times

Usage: of noble birth


Synonyms: blue

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

Usage: a ragged blue line

Similar words: northern

Definition: in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

Usage: Northern liberals; northern industry; northern cities


Synonyms: gamey, gamy, juicy, spicy, racy, risque, blue, naughty

Definition: suggestive of sexual impropriety

Usage: 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

Similar words: sexy

Definition: marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

Usage: feeling sexy; sexy clothes; sexy poses; a sexy book; sexy jokes