Meaning of off-color


Pronunciation: (ôf'kul'ur, of'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. not having the usual or standard color: an off-color gem.
  2. of doubtful propriety or taste; risqué: an off-color joke.
  3. not in one's usual health: to feel off-color.
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