Complete Definition of "out of the blue"

English

Adverb
out of the blue

  1. idiom unexpectedly; without warning or preparation

#: After I hadn�t heard from her in six months, she called me out of the blue to meet for lunch.
#: I really can't understand how something like this could simply pop in out of the blue

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
Finnish: yllättäen, kuin salama kirkkaalta taivaalta (like a lightning bolt out of a clear sky)
Polish: jak grom z jasnego nieba
Portuguese: do nada
Russian: как гÑ�ом Ñ�Ñ�еди Ñ�Ñ�ного неÐ~+mn~а (like a thunder in the clear sky), как Ñ�нег на головÑ� {like snow onto the head)
Swedish: Som en blixt ifrån klar himmel (like a lightning bolt out of a clear sky)

See also
out of nowhere
bolt from the blue

Revision and Credits for"out of the blue"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2014 All rights reserved.

Popular Pages