off-colored
adjective see off-color

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • off-colored — • off color • off colored adj 1. Not of the proper hue or shade; not matching a standard color sample. The librarian complained that the painter had used an off color green on the walls. 2. informal Not of the proper kind for polite society; in… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off-colored — adjective see off color …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-color — • off color • off colored adj 1. Not of the proper hue or shade; not matching a standard color sample. The librarian complained that the painter had used an off color green on the walls. 2. informal Not of the proper kind for polite society; in… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off-color — /awf kul euhr, of /, adj. 1. not having the usual or standard color: an off color gem. 2. of doubtful propriety or taste; risqué: an off color joke. 3. not in one s usual health: to feel off color. Also, esp. Brit., off colour. Also, off colored… …   Universalium

  • off-color — or[off colored] {adj.} 1. Not of the proper hue or shade; not matching a standard color sample. * /The librarian complained that the painter had used an off color green on the walls./ 2. {informal} Not of the proper kind for polite society; in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off-color — or[off colored] {adj.} 1. Not of the proper hue or shade; not matching a standard color sample. * /The librarian complained that the painter had used an off color green on the walls./ 2. {informal} Not of the proper kind for polite society; in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off-color — or off colored adjective Date: 1854 1. a. not having the right or standard color b. being out of sorts 2. a. of doubtful propriety ; dubious b. verging on the indecent < off color remarks > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Colored gold — Ternary plot of different colors of Ag Au Cu alloys While pure gold is yellow in color, colored gold can be developed into various colors. These colors are generally obtained by alloying gold with other elements in various proportions. For… …   Wikipedia

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