blue blue  /b ˈlu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
  2. (n) blue clothing
  3. (n) any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
  4. (n) the sky as viewed during daylight
  5. (n) used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
  6. (n) the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
  7. (n) any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
  8. (v) turn blue
  9. (adj) of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
  10. (adj) used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)
  11. (adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
  12. (adj) characterized by profanity or cursing
  13. (adj) suggestive of sexual impropriety
  14. (adj) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
  15. (adj) morally rigorous and strict
  16. (adj) causing dejection

Usage(s):

  1. Brussels masterminds a Smurf invasion of Germany and France even as the blue-skinned creatures turn 50 and contemplate revealing intimate secrets.
  2. One area of church-state relations virtually avoided by the Chicago conferees was the field of blue laws.

News

  1. Blue Cross Blue Shield to hold briefings in North Dakota on Affordable Care Act

    FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is holding eight forums in the next two weeks to prepare the state's employers for changes in health care and its costs as the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and St. Vincent’s Health Partners Collaborate to Develop Innovative Provider ...

    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and St. Vincent’s Health Partners , Inc., announced today the collaboration on a new model of provider reimbursement. Under this new arrange
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and New Haven Community Medical Group Announce New Agreement to Improve Quality and ...

    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and New Haven Community Medical Group announced today that the two organizations have partnered under a patient-centered care agreement that will
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I did not provide Brian McNamee with any drugs to inject into my body," Clemens said in his video. "Brian McNamee did not inject steroids or human growth hormones into my body either, when I played in Toronto for the Blue Jays, or the New...
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Roger Clemens Source: Inquirer.net

  2. Bush acknowledged that success in Iraq would require a "US political, economic and security engagement that extends beyond my presidency.peStill, he maintained that his surge is working, despite several recent blue-ribbon reports concluding that the...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Courier Mail

  3. Mr Kerr said he was warned by one of the gang: "Make sure the boys in blue aren't there. If they are, on your head be it."
    on Jun 8, 2006 By: Gordon Kerr Source: BreakingNews.ie

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