Blue in a sentence

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Definition of Blue

  • Having the color of the clear sky, or a hue resembling it, whether lighter or darker; as, the deep, blue sea; as blue as a sapphire; blue violets.
  • Pale, without redness or glare, -- said of a flame; hence, of the color of burning brimstone, betokening the presence of ghosts or devils; as, the candle burns blue; the air was blue with oaths.
  • Low in spirits; melancholy; as, to feel blue.
  • Suited to produce low spirits; gloomy in prospect; as, thongs looked blue.
  • Severe or over strict in morals; gloom; as, blue and sour religionists; suiting one who is over strict in morals; inculcating an impracticable, severe, or gloomy mortality; as, blue laws.
  • Literary; -- applied to women; -- an abbreviation of bluestocking.
  • One of the seven colors into which the rays of light divide themselves, when refracted through a glass prism; the color of the clear sky, or a color resembling that, whether lighter or darker; a pigment having such color.
  • the sky; as, to fly off into the blue.
  • A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.
  • Low spirits; a fit of despondency; melancholy.
  • To make blue; to dye of a blue color; to make blue by heating, as metals, etc.
  • any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
  • the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
  • blue clothing
  • blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
  • any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
  • the sky as viewed during daylight
  • used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
  • turn blue

How to use blue in a sentence. Blue pronunciation.

There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
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He stopped weaving, and peered over at me with his staring blue eyes, and I felt a sudden quickening of the heart.
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Yet his blue eyes looked kindly at me, and now he began to nod pleasantly.
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His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
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As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?
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Much he had heard of Nahoum's powerful will, hidden under a genial exterior, and behind his friendly, smiling blue eyes.
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He was on the threshold of his career: action had not yet begun; he was standing like a swimmer on a high shore, looking into depths beneath which have never been plumbed by mortal man, wondering what currents, what rocks, lay beneath the surface of the blue.
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David's servant, Mahommed Hassan, whom he had had since first he came to Egypt, was gliding from the room-a large, square-shouldered fellow of over six feet, dressed in a plain blue yelek, but on his head the green turban of one who had done a pilgrimage to Mecca.
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His blue eyes looked fearlessly before him.
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The strong, the broad-shouldered -Aka, Mahmoud, Raschid, Selim, they with the bodies of Seti and the faces of Rameses, in their blue yeleks and unsandalled feet-would go into the desert as their forefathers did for the Shepherd Kings.
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After him sprang, far down into the grey- blue water, Lacey and Mahommed.
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Very often these partitions were made of old flour sacks basted together; and then the difference between the common herd and the aristocracy was, that the common herd had unornamented sacks, while the walls of the aristocrat were overpowering with rudimental fresco-i.e., red and blue mill brands on the flour sacks.
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I had grown well accustomed to wearing a damaged slouch hat, blue woolen shirt, and pants crammed into boot-tops, and gloried in the absence of coat, vest and braces.
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We plodded on, two or three hours longer, and at last the Lake burst upon us-a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft full three thousand feet higher still!
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Sometimes we rowed out to the "blue water," a mile or two from shore.
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It was as dead blue as indigo there, because of the immense depth.
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The rock was clean and white, where it was broken, and across it ran a ragged thread of blue.
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For a moment the thought was keenly painful that he was excluded from the devotions of the community, from the Lord's supper and from congregational prayer, but then he asked, was not every block of stone on the mountain an altar-was not the blue sky above a thousand times wider, and more splendid than the mightiest dome raised by the hand of man, not even excepting the vaulted roof of the Serapeum at Alexandria, and he remembered the "Amen" of the stones, that had rung out after the preaching of the blind man.
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From the grass arose, with measured sweep, a gull, and bathed luxuriously in blue waves of air.
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On all sides was the gleaming water, on all sides were space and freedom, cheerfully green meadows, and graciously clear blue sky; in the quiet motion of the water, restrained power could be felt; in the heaven above it shone the beautiful sun, the air was saturated with the fragrance of evergreen trees, and the fresh scent of foliage.
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Examples of Blue

Example #1
As I looked into the dusk, my limbs trembled under me, for who should be sitting there, a half-finished chair between his knees, but Soolsby the old chair-maker!
Example #2
I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in.
Example #3
For, at the question, curtains seemed to drop from all around me, and leave me in the midst of pains and miseries, in a chill air that froze me to the marrow.
Example #4
For we are the last, Davy, the last of the Claridges.
Example #5
I thought him a little mad, but yet his speech had seemed not without dark meaning.
Example #6
But I said coldly, and with what was near to anger, that he should link his name and fate with that of Luke Claridge: "Which of ye two goes first is God's will, and according to His wisdom.