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Dictionary entry overview: What does black-and-blue mean?
• BLACK-AND-BLUE (adjective)
The adjective BLACK-AND-BLUE has 1 sense:
1. discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
Familiarity information: BLACK-AND-BLUE used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
beaten black and blue / livid bruises
injured (usually used of physical or mental injury to persons)
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