Definitions for out of the blue

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. out of the blue(Adverb)

    unexpectedly; without warning or preparation

Freebase

  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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  • Aus heiterem HimmelGerman
  • de repente, de la nadaSpanish
  • yllättäenFinnish
  • comme un chien dans un jeu de quilles, comme un cheveu sur la soupeFrench
  • öllum að óvörum, eins og þruma úr heiðskíru lofti, eins og þruma úr heiðríkju, sem reiðarslag, eins og skrattinn úr sauðaleggnumIcelandic
  • di punto in bianco, come un fulmine a ciel serenoItalian
  • inexspectateLatin
  • ut av det blå, som lyn fra klar himmelNorwegian
  • jak grom z jasnego niebaPolish
  • do nada, da cartolaPortuguese
  • din seninRomanian
  • kȁo grȏm iz vȅdra nȅba, ка̏о гро̑м из ве̏дра не̏баSerbo-Croatian

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