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out of the blueUnexpectedly; without warning or preparation.Rate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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Blue BloodsDeprecating Term for 'Upper Class People', also - - - - Upper-Crust' 'Rich BitchesRate it:

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admiral of the blueA landlord or publican wearing a blue apron, as was formerly the custom among men of that vocation.Rate it:

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black and blueCovered in bruises.Rate it:

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blue bookA book of statistics or almanac, usually published by an agency or as a trade publication.Rate it:

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blue bookUsed other than as an idiom: see blue, book.Rate it:

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blue chamberA forbidden room.Rate it:

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blue devilsLow spirits; depression.Rate it:

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blue moonA long time.Rate it:

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blue moonSomething absurd.Rate it:

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blue moonThe moon tinted towards blue as it appears in the sky, caused by dust or smoke in the atmosphere.Rate it:

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blue moonThe third full moon in a quarter that contains four rather than the usual three full moons.Rate it:

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blue moviea pornographic filmRate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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blue wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a police force with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable police actions.Rate it:

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blue whalelargest mammalRate it:

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blue-eyedSomeone's favorite, as in blue-eyed boyRate it:

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blue-eyednaiveRate it:

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blue-eyedperformed by whites (Caucasians): blue-eyed jazzRate it:

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blue-eyedCaucasian: blue-eyed performerRate it:

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blue-eyedOf a person or animal, having blue eyes.Rate it:

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blue-eyed boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingThinking that is not grounded or in touch in the realities of the present.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingOpen-minded thinking.Rate it:

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go blueOf states and counties, to be carried by a Democratic candidate in a given U.S. election.Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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like a blue-arsed flyTo be frantic, harried or restlessRate it:

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once in a blue moonNever.Rate it:

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once in a blue moonVery rarely; very infrequently.Rate it:

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peacock bluecolourRate it:

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scream blue murderTo protest loudly or angrily.Rate it:

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talk a blue streakTo talk for a long time, at great length, or to the point of tedium.Rate it:

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true blueIndubitably loyal or faithful.Rate it:

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true bluestaunchly loyalRate it:

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turn the air blueTo speak a stream of bad language; to curse and swear.Rate it:

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until one is blue in the faceForever; for a hopelessly long time.Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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out-and-outComplete, utter.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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