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bluish or blueish (ˈbluːɪʃ Pronunciation for )



  1. somewhat blue

Derived Forms

ˈbluishness, ˈblueishness noun

Example Sentences Including 'bluish'

Hands that had once been plump and sleek and were now thinner with the bluish white tinge of the sickbed.
Nabb, Magdalen, Vagheggi, Paolo Prosecutor
She climbed up to the next window and there was her mother's old computer, its bluish light a spirit haunting the empty room.
Globe and Mail (2004)
She looked at herself for some time in the mirror of bluish depths.
Judd, Alan Ford Madox Ford
Sucking blue biros, they pick their dogs through the bluish fog that surrounds the track.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The fluorescent tube on the ceiling flickered into life, dazzling me with its bluish glare.
Adam, Paul A Nasty Dose of Death
The man was trying to control the quivering of his bluish lips.
Heller, Keith Man's Loving Family
The mixture of cellulose and ethanol would naturally burn with a bluish flame.
New Scientist (1999)
There is nothing in the range of sporting garments to beat the well-cleaned leathers, with just that suspicion of the bluish tinge.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
``I saw, or rather felt, an enormous bluish white flash of light, as when a photographer lights a dish of magnesium.
The Australian (2004)


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