Bluish Blu"ish, a. Somewhat blue; as, bluish veins. ``Bluish mists.'' --Dryden. -- {Blu"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Blu"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • bluish — late 14c., blewysh; see BLUE (Cf. blue) + ISH (Cf. ish) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bluish — UK [ˈbluːɪʃ] / US [ˈbluɪʃ] or bluey UK [ˈbluːɪ] / US [ˈbluɪ] adjective similar to blue or slightly blue in colour …   English dictionary

  • bluish — is preferred, not blueish …   Modern English usage

  • bluish — (also blueish) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a blue tinge …   English terms dictionary

  • bluish — [blo͞o′ish] adj. somewhat blue …   English World dictionary

  • bluish — [[t]blu͟ːɪʃ[/t]] also blueish COLOUR Something that is bluish is slightly blue in colour. ...bluish grey eyes …   English dictionary

  • bluish — adj. Bluish is used with these nouns: ↑colour, ↑tinge, ↑tint …   Collocations dictionary

  • bluish — blu|ish [ˈblu:ıʃ] adj slightly blue ▪ Her skin had a bluish tinge …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bluish — adjective slightly blue: Her skin had a bluish tinge …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bluish — adjective Date: 14th century somewhat blue ; having a tinge of blue • bluishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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