bluish bluish  /b ˈlu ɪʃ/


  • (adj) of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky



  1. In quest of the precious, bluish-white metal called tin, they found only dull reddish dirt.
  2. The city is taking on a bluish cast as its police presence surges.
  3. Two such young people are Robert Hall, a 20-year-old Seattle Negro whose skin is so black it is bluish, and his strawberry blonde fiance Nancy Mitton, also 20.


  1. Reward offered in SLT hit-and-run crash

    Police/Fire Reward offered in SLT hit-and-run crash A $500 reward is being offered for information that would help police find the car and driver involved in a hit-and-run crash on June 2 that injured a Spring Lake teenager. Becky Vargo spring lake township Jun 12, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); Police are looking for a bluish-green Pontiac Grand ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  2. ‘The Heat’ poster under fire for photoshopping Melissa McCarthy

    In case you’ve somehow forgotten, this is what Melissa McCarthy’s face looks like. Her eyes are a light bluish green;
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  3. Hit-and-run suspect sought

    Police/Fire Hit-and-run suspect sought Manta-green metallic is the color of the car that police say was involved in a hit-and-run crash with a mo-ped on June 2 that injured a Spring Lake teen. Becky Vargo Spring Lake Jun 8, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); The paint color will have more of a bluish tint, despite its name, said Sgt. Steve Austin of ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune


  1. "I got some good news today. It's a little better. If I can play, I'm gonna play; that's just the way it is," said Gomez, who happily described his ribs as bruised. "It's like a .bluish-brownish color with a little mixture of purple involved...
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Scott Gomez Source: Newsday

  2. "Look for beef that's well marbled, meaning that it has heavy streaks of internal fat," cookbook author Anne Willan writes. "The roast should be trimmed of the bluish sinews and excess fat, but be sure you're left with a thin layer of surface...
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Anne Willan Source: Fresno Bee (registration)

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