One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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
informal under the weather, below par, not up to par, funny, peculiar, rough, lousy, rotten, awful, terrible, dreadful, crummy
informal grotty, ropy
Scottish informal wabbit, peely-wally
NZ Australian informal crook
vulgar slang crappy
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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