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English definition of “off-colour”

off-colour

adjective uk UK (US off-color)   /ˌɒfˈkʌl.ər/ us    /ˌɑːfˈkʌl.ɚ/

off-colour adjective (ILL)

[after verb] informal slightly ill: I'm feeling a bit off-colour today.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)

off-colour adjective (SEXUAL)

describes remarks or jokes about sex that are slightly shockingRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of off-colour from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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