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1‘I'm feeling a bit off colour’
unwell, ill, poorly, bad, out of sorts, indisposed, not oneself, sick, queasy, nauseous, nauseated, peaky, liverish, green about the gills, run down, washed out
British informal under the weather, below par, not up to par, funny, peculiar, rough, lousy, rotten, awful, terrible, dreadful, crummy
British informal grotty, ropy
Scottish British informal wabbit, peely-wally
Australian British NZ informal crook
British vulgar slang crappy
British dated seedy
smutty, dirty, rude, filthy, crude, suggestive, indecent, indelicate, indecorous, risqué, racy, bawdy, naughty, spicy, blue, vulgar, ribald, broad, salacious, coarse, obscene, pornographic
British informal fruity, near the knuckle, saucy
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