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Definition of the adjective off-color

What does off-color mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
  2. humorously vulgar

Alternative definition of the adjective off-color


  1. [idiomatic] dirty, vulgar or obscene
  2. [idiomatic] different than usual
  3. [idiomatic] in poor health

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Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Briceida Ryan

off-color Someone you do not know well will, within three days, overly demonstrate a display of emotions that will make you feel uncomfortable. Many blessings will come to you and your family. oil color For the next three days you will be ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

off-color hist. 1. Said of an inaccurate throw. “[Catcher Tub] Spencer's peg was a little off color . . . and two of the Oaks managed to get down to the second bag on him” (San Francisco Bulletin, Apr. 21, 1913; Gerald L. Cohen). 2.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

far-out, quirky, way-out off-color: 5 bawdy; 6 ribald offence: 7 offense offend: 4 fall, hurt; 5 appal, break, lapse, pique, repel, shock, spite, wound; 6 appall, breach, injure, insult, vilify; 7 affront, infract, outrage, violate; 10 disenchant offended: ...

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Off-color Meaning

Video shows what off-color means. Of the wrong color.. dirty, vulgar or obscene. different than usual. Off-color Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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