blues

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbluːz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bluz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blo̅o̅z)

From the verb blue: (⇒ conjugate)
blues is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v 3rd person singular
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

blues

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
  1. a blues [singer, song, number, standard, bar]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

blue

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. blue [paint, eyes, shirt, cars]
  2. the [paint] is blue
  3. a blue [color, tinge, rinse]
  4. blue [lines, stripes, spots]
  5. a [beautiful, clear] blue sky
  6. blue [laws, customs, traditions, beliefs]
  7. blue [movie, language]
  8. turned the air blue
  9. is turning blue
  10. [is, went, turned] blue with cold
  11. a blue [outlook, future, prospect]
  12. feeling [quite, rather, very] blue
  13. [argue, huff] until you are blue in the face
  14. beat him black and blue
  15. once in a blue moon
  16. UK: [he, my family] has blue blood
n
  1. [bright, dark, light, pale] blue
  2. [sky, celeste, sea, cobalt, ultramarine, cerulean, Prussian] blue
  3. [green, greenish] -blue
  4. blue-green
  5. blue and [green, yellow]
  6. different [tones, shades, hues] of blue
  7. [finished, decorated, adorned] in blue
  8. the whale [sank, disappeared] into the (deep) blue
  9. billiards: [potted, missed, sank] the blue
  10. (came) from out of the blue
  11. disappeared into the blue
  12. [floated, drifted] up into the blue
  13. the blue of the sky
  14. I've got the blues
  15. plays (the) blues
  16. soccer: [supports, backs] the Blues
  17. UK: [a Cambridge, an Oxford, a boxing, a rowing] blue
additional examples
  1. he blued in the face
  2. [bright, dark, light, pale] blue
  3. blue [paint, eyes, shirt, cars]
  4. [clothes, whites, laundry] blued in the wash
  5. [sky, celeste, sea, cobalt, ultramarine, cerulean, Prussian] blue
  6. the [paint] is blue
  7. [green, greenish] -blue
  8. a blue [color, tinge, rinse]
  9. blue-green
  10. blue and [yellow, green, red, white]
  11. blue and [green, yellow]
  12. blue- [green, purple]
  13. different [tones, shades, hues] of blue
  14. red, white and blue (flag)
  15. [finished, decorated, adorned] in blue
  16. blue [lines, stripes, spots]
  17. the whale [sank, disappeared] into the (deep) blue
  18. a [beautiful, clear] blue sky
  19. billiards: [potted, missed, sank] the blue
  20. blue-sky thinking
  21. (came) from out of the blue
  22. blue [laws, customs, traditions, beliefs]
  23. disappeared into the blue
  24. blue [movie, language]
  25. [floated, drifted] up into the blue
  26. turned the air blue
  27. the blue of the sky
  28. is turning blue
  29. I've got the blues
  30. [is, went, turned] blue with cold
  31. plays (the) blues
  32. a blue [outlook, future, prospect]
  33. soccer: [supports, backs] the Blues
  34. feeling [quite, rather, very] blue
  35. UK: [a Cambridge, an Oxford, a boxing, a rowing] blue
  36. [argue, huff] until you are blue in the face
  37. beat him black and blue
  38. once in a blue moon
  39. UK: [he, my family] has blue blood
  40. UK: [he] is blue-blooded
v
  1. he blued in the face
  2. [clothes, whites, laundry] blued in the wash
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