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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for, out of the blue(p)(adverb)

    not anticipated

    "unanticipated and disconcerting lines of development"- H.W.Glidden; "unforeseen circumstances"; "a virtue unlooked-for in people so full of energy"; "like a bolt out of the blue"

  2. unexpectedly, out of the blue(adverb)

    in a way that was not expected

    "her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue"


  1. out of the blue(Adverb)

    unexpectedly; without warning or preparation


  1. Out of the Blue

    Out of the Blue is the seventh studio album by the British rock group Electric Light Orchestra, released in October 1977. Written and produced by ELO frontman Jeff Lynne, the double album is among the most commercially successful records in the group's history.

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out of the blue

without warning

He arrived out of the blue, without phoning first.

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