In a state of panic or terror. For example, Just because the bride’s mother is late, you needn’t get in a blue funk. This term originated in the mid-1700s as in a funk, the adjective blue, meaning “affected with fear or anxiety,” being added a century later.
In a state of dejection, sad. For example, Anne has been in a blue funk since her dog died . This usage employs blue in the sense of “sad”—a meaning that first emerged in the late 1300s. Also see have the blues
any of the large, bright stars having surface temperatures of about 20,000 K and diameters that are often ten times that of the sun.
a dark color phase of the snow goose, Chen caerulescens, of North America. Historical Examples American Cookery Various noun a variety of the snow goose that has a bluish-grey body and white head and neck
a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, of the Mississippi River valley, used for food. Historical Examples Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas Artie L. Metcalf Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas Artie L. Metcalf noun a common North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus: an important food and game fish