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off-colouradjective

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

[after verb] informal slightly ill: I'm feeling a bit off-colour today.
  • off-colour adjective (SEXUAL)

Off-colour remarks or jokes about sex are about sex and are slightly shocking.
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