Definitions

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  • adv. In a blue manner; bluishly.
  • n. Porpoise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With a blue color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With a blue color.

Etymologies

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From blue +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • I am thinking of being true to a peachy woman in not-blue scrubs in a bluely bleak office who has babyfied me.

    Leave Out The Side Door, Hon, It'll Save You A Few Steps

  • The last sight he'd glimpsed before the black cloth or bag or whatever it was had been slipped over his head showed a starlit sky mottled with clearing rain clouds and a sickle moon beaming bluely down between peaked roofs that overhung the street like cupped hands.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • Tucked safely away in my archive of bluely adjectivized emails from Andres, there's one in which he distinctly blew his colloquial top over the antics of a trans-Atlantic propagandist whose fixation with anything and everything negative about Venezuela was a bone gnawing on Andres 'sensibilities at that particular time.

    I think Izarra was referring to UK Channel 4's Sandra Jordan ... although it could quite as easily have Corina Machado!

  • And turning to the light, she saw Laszlo standing bluely in the doorway.

    To Catch a Prince

  • A momentary anger flickered bluely in the giant's eyes.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Eleanor shook her head and went back to her firepot, which was a little cast-iron pot on three legs, full of coals over which flames danced bluely.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • I was ill — the veins swelled up bluely on my wrists.

    Hunger

  • Away below the slopes of grass and trees, beyond the swift river with its balustraded bridge, sat the huge ducal house, one or two chimneys smoking bluely.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • They remained heavy and unsmiling; and the disquieting half-rings below them were more bluely brown than ever.

    Maurice Guest

  • Conan's eyes began to burn bluely, and a tension crackled in the air, when an interruption came.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

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