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Definition of out of the blue

out of the blue

adverb

  • unexpectedly.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Trust", Wilfred (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 09 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'blue':

Definitions include: outdoors, during the day.
Definitions include: sad.
Definitions include: a full-time Microsoft employee.
Definitions include: a painful sensation in the balls (testicles) caused by prolonged sexual arousal that does not end in ejaculation.
Definitions include: a nobleperson or aristocrat.
Definitions include: the traditionally blue (Democratic) cities of Berkeley, California; Boulder, Colorado; and Brooklyn, New York, New York.
Definitions include: pertaining to unskilled or manual labor.
Definitions include: a job requiring unskilled or manual labor.
Definitions include: a person's favorite person.
Definitions include: "buddy fucker".
Definitions include: an elderly person.
Definitions include: Earth.
Definitions include: of computers, to completely crash.
Definitions include: sadness or depression.
Definitions include: an infected vulva (vagina).

Other terms relating to 'of':

Definitions include: a worthless person.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a little crazy
Definitions include: of lower than average intelligence.
Definitions include: "not all there".
Definitions include: skittish.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: an impressive.
Definitions include: an impressive.
Definitions include: many.
Definitions include: better than all that.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: something or someone cherished above all others.
Definitions include: a fictional location used to denote a place that is very remote.

Other terms relating to 'out':

Definitions include: the feeling when you defecate huge and your anus is stretched.
Definitions include: fatigued after amphetamine use.
Definitions include: very; really; extremely.
Definitions include: to ask a person on a date.
Definitions include: in an irreparably bad situation; "out of luck"; "screwed".
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to get someone out of jail by posting bail.
Definitions include: to tell on someone; "snitch".
Definitions include: a session of getting baked (i.e. high from marijuana.)
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: also balls to the wall.
Definitions include: to hit or cause bodily injury.
Definitions include: to study to excess or to be over-competitive in school-work.
Definitions include: to beat severely.
Definitions include: to beat severely.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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