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English definition of “hue”

hue

noun [C] (TYPE)    /hjuː/ literary
a different type or group: Politicians of all hues wish to get sleaze off the agenda so that they can discuss the real issues.Categories and varietiesSpecies and genders
(Definition of hue noun (TYPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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