off-color definition

  • adjective:
    • displaying bad style: an off-color joke.
    • different from typical, anticipated, or necessary shade.
    • Not in good health or spirits.
    • dirty, vulgar or obscene
    • different than normal
    • in illness
    • humorously vulgar; mildly obscene; risque.
    • in violation of great style also verging regarding indecent
    • humorously vulgar
  • others:
    • Not of standard color; differing from shade or design of color thought to be characteristic. The definition of is usually placed on domesticated animals.
    • Somewhat poor or indecent.

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