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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin;
- Example: "beaten black and blue"
- Example: "livid bruises"
[syn: black-and-blue, livid]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

black and blue \black and blue\, black-and-blue \black-and-blue\adj. discolored by or as if by bruising; -- of skin. livid bruises Syn: livid. [WordNet 1.5]