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adjective as in risqué

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Their job is to fire you up, whether via jaw-dropping sports highlight or off-color pronouncement.

Meanwhile, Farage has been slammed for his own off-color remarks about Romanians.

The n-word might out of bounds, but an off-color comment, racial in tone?

Over his long career, Rush Limbaugh has suffered astonishingly little blowback for off-color remarks.

But this is what Edwards has been relegated to: a morbid curiosity, a cautionary tale, a punchline to off-color jokes.

A thing to be forgotten always is the off-color story with which some people persist in polluting the atmosphere.

Wherever three or four men are gathered together, they rapidly organize a clearing-house of off-color stories.

Then you suspected there was something a little off-color about that telegram?

He tried to tell me an off-color story and forgot the point of it, if indeed it had any point.

The painted stone may be detected by washing it with alcohol, when the dye will be removed and the off-color will become apparent.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to off-color, such as: racy, salty, suggestive, vulgar, blue, and indelicate.

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