hue

[hjˈuː], [hjˈuː], [h_j_ˈuː]

Definitions of hue:

  1.   HUELESS. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Shouting. A hue and cry, the pursuit of a felon or offender. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Appearance: color: tint: dye. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   A shouting. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   Colour; tint; dye. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   A clamour; an outcry; hue and cry, the legal pursuit of a thief or other offender by sending a description of him to police- offices, & c.; anciently, the pursuit of a felon, with loud outcries or clamour to give alarm. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   Color; tint; a shouting; clamor; as, to raise the hue and cry. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8.   Color; a shont; outcry. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9.   Colour, or shade of colour; a compound colour in which one of the primaries predominates; tint or dye. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for hue:

  1. Any ground subtracts its own hue from the colors which it carries and therefore influences. – Josef Albers
  2. A man's character always takes its hue more or less, from the form and color of things about him. – Frederick Douglass
  3. We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us. – John Locke
  4. In a movie, you're raw material, just a hue of some color and the director makes the painting. – Viggo Mortensen
  5. When you say that you are a race man, it means that you embrace the entire black community regardless of the hue whether somebody is very light and could pass for possibly white or someone is very dark. – Ed Smith

Usage examples for hue:

  1. “ Mowbray found himself wondering why the hue and cry had been raised so promptly. ” – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  2. In the old folks, whose faces were much wrinkled, the skin appears of a much more dingy hue the dirt being less easily, and, therefore, less frequently dislodged from them. ” – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  3. His costume also resembled that of a monk in cut, but it was scarlet in hue and the radiance of the furnace caused it to glow as if illumined by some fire from within. ” – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  4. The whole had a certain elegant richness that can hardly be appreciated without the restoration, in every line and hue of the original composition. ” – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  5. The favorite hue of the farmer's wife was lead. ” – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen
  6. The rich colour fled from her cheeks and her oval face assumed that even, dusky hue which was a danger signal, but which Orlando James failed to recognise for one. ” – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  7. She raised the hue and cry to some purpose, and the clerical king of the road was taken and... ” – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  8. Even if she could have got so far without a quarrel, still there would have been a great hue and cry about the marriage itself. ” – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  9. We can easily keep afloat for a couple of months, and when the hue and cry has died down, we can come back and dig it up at our leisure. ” – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  10. “ I shall have a splendid chance to try, I know, and I know too that the native hue of resolution has never been of very great shade in me hitherto. ” – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James

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