Synonyms of blue in English:

blue


See definition of blue

adjective

1‘she had bright blue eyes’

SYNONYMS

sky-blue, azure, sapphire, cerulean, Oxford blue, Cambridge blue, ultramarine, lapis lazuli, indigo, aquamarine, turquoise, cyan, of the colour of the sky, of the colour of the sea

2‘Dad had died that year and Mum was feeling a bit blue’

SYNONYMS

depressed, down, sad, saddened, unhappy, melancholy, miserable, sorrowful, gloomy, dejected, downhearted, disheartened, despondent, dispirited, low, in low spirits, low-spirited, heavy-hearted, glum, morose, dismal, downcast, cast down, tearful

informal down in the dumps, down in the mouth, fed up

ANTONYMS

happy, cheerful

3‘a blue movie’

SYNONYMS

indecent, dirty, rude, coarse, vulgar, bawdy, lewd, racy, risqué, salacious, naughty, wicked, improper, unseemly, smutty, spicy, raw, off colour, ribald, Rabelaisian

pornographic, filthy, obscene, offensive, prurient, sordid, low, profane, foul, vile

erotic, arousing, sexy, suggestive, titillating, explicit

informal near the bone, near the knuckle, nudge-nudge, porn, porno, X-rated, raunchy, skin

British informal fruity, saucy

euphemistic adult

ANTONYMS

clean, family