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blue-black (ˌblʊˈblæk) 

Definitions

adjective

  1. of a colour between blue and black   ⇒ blue-black feathers

Example Sentences Including 'blue-black'

A neo-Gothic slip of a lass with blue-black hair steps to a mike and cuts to the chase.
Toronto Sun (2003)
He had unique eyes, large and blue-black like the early evening sky.
Zindell, David The Broken God
I suggest he spends some time practising the following: One black bug bled blue-black blood while the other black bug bled blue.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
It started with grainy blue-black images of small feet and beating hearts.
The Australian (2004)
She has the same creamy coffee skin and shiny blue-black hair that gleams in the light.
Sara MacDonald SEA MUSIC (2003)
Soft brown is a good colour unless you normally had blue-black eyebrows!
Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss
The fluid rushes upwards as a billowing column of a blue-black mineral `smoke", mixing with colder seawater as it goes.
New Scientist (1998)
The males have translucent wings with a deep blue-black spot on them that comes and goes as the light changes.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
They approached through the blue-black light, eyes downcast like guilty children.
Mark Mills AMAGANSETT (2004)

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