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Adjective: off-colour  'óf'kú-lu(r)
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: off-color)
  1. [Brit, Cdn] In violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
    "an off-colour joke";
    - indelicate, off-color [US]
  2. [Brit, Cdn] Humorously vulgar
    "off-colour jokes";
    - bawdy, off-color [US], ribald
  3. Somewhat ill or prone to illness
    "my poor off-colour grandmother";
    - ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy, out of sorts, crook [Austral, NZ]

See also: dirty, ill, sick, tasteless

Encyclopedia: Off-colour