bluest bluest  /b ˈlu əst/

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. And even the bluest have their moments of joy.
  2. Each year, hundreds of Japanese corporations, including the bluest of the blue chips, spend millions to purchase the unseemly services of Japan's underworld.
  3. Ever since the prime rate appeared in the '30s as a measure of what the bluest-chip corporations must pay for a bank loan, commercial banks have agreed about what that interest.

News

  1. Record on the Road: Turks and Caicos

    Here are friends hanging at the Turtle Breeze Villa pool in Turks and Caicos. Great sun bathing and snorkeling opportunities in the bluest of blue waters, so bring plenty of sun lotion. Try the rum punch and do a boat tour. Pictured: Rich and Jean Glicini, Bill and Marsha Black, Dave and Jodi Culloty, Bob and Lisa McNerney, Ron and Sherri Giannella, and Rob and Linda Ohnikian. Rob Ohnikian, Mahwah
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Beast Battles Magneto On The 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Set!

    Nicholas Hoult has unleashed the Beast. The British actor has been spotted on the Montreal set of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" as Hank McCoy at his bluest and furriest. What's more, the super-genius X-Man can be seen tapping into his inner-animal as he battles it out with Michael Fassbender's Magneto. It doesn't look like [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "We sold the Exadata machines into some of IBM's largest and bluest accounts," he said, referring to Oracle Exadata Storage Servers.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Larry Ellison Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "He ran for governor in the bluest state of all blue states," says James Edwards, "the bluest state you can think of, as a conservative Republican, and he won 51 percent of the vote in a four-way race without a runoff!"
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: James Edwards Source: Washington Post

  3. "Even in the bluest of blue states, Scott Brown's message resonated with families, seniors, and small business owners who have rejected President Obama's massive health care takeover and the Democrats' out-of-control spending agenda in...
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: John Cornyn Source: National Journal (blog)

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