off-color


off–col·or

adjective \ˈf-ˈkə-lər\

: feeling somewhat ill : not quite well

: not socially acceptable : indecent or improper

Full Definition of OFF-COLOR

1
a :  not having the right or standard color
b :  being out of sorts
2
a :  of doubtful propriety :  dubious
b :  verging on the indecent <off–color remarks>

Variants of OFF-COLOR

off–col·or or off–col·ored \-lərd\

First Known Use of OFF-COLOR

1854

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