off-color


off–color

adjective

Definition of OFF-COLOR

hinting at or intended to call to mind matters regarded as indecent <the movie was rated PG for some swearing and off-color jokes>
Synonyms bawdy, blue, gamy (or gamey), lewd, off, off-color (or off-colored), racy, ribald, risqué, salty, spicy

Variants of OFF-COLOR

off–color or off–colored

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