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adjective blue pronunciation in British English /bluː/
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  1. 1
    something that is blue is the same colour as the sky on a clear sunny day. If something is similar to this colour, you can say that it is a bluish colour
    He looked at her with his pale blue eyes.
    The sky was gloriously blue.
    blue with cold: My fingers were turning blue with cold.
  2. 2
    informal feeling rather sad
    She usually calls her mother when she’s feeling blue.


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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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