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Significado de "off-colour" - Diccionario Inglés

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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.
(Definition of off-colour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “off-colour”
en árabe مُتوَعّك…
en coreano 건강이 안좋은…
en portugués abatido, mal, de mau gosto…
en catalán indisposat…
en japonés 顔色がよくない…
en chino (simplificado) 患病的, 稍有不适的,略感不舒服的…
en chino (tradicionál) 患病的, 稍有不適的,略感不舒服的…
en italiano giù di tono…
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