WORD
MEANING

1.      BLACK AND BLUE
Discoloured from coagulation of blood  below the surface of the skin

2.      BLACK AND WHITE
A)print or in writing
B)explicit, unmistakable terms

3.      BLACK BELT
The rank of an expert in a system of self-defense such as judo or karate

4.      BLACK BOOK
A record of public liable to punishment

5.      BLACK BOX
A flight-recorder

6.      BLACK DEATH
A form of plague that was pandemic throughout Europe and much of Asia in the 14th century

7.      BLACK DIAMOND
(Informal) coal

8.      BLACK DOG
A melancholy state or mood; depression

9.      BLACK GOLD
Crude oil

10. BLACKHEART
A disease of potatoes and other plants, in which the inner tissues darken

11. BLACKLIST
A list of persons or organizations to be disapproved of, boycotted, or suspected of disloyalty

12. BLACKOUT
A temporary loss of consciousness or vision. A suppression or stoppage, as of news for political reasons

13. BLACK SHEEP
A person considered undesirable or disgraceful by his family or peer group

14. BLACK WIDOW
A spider, of which the extremely venomous female is black with red markings

15. BLUE BABY
An infant born with bluish skin caused by inadequate supply of oxygen indicative of a congenital malfunction of the heart

16. BLUEBEARD
A man thought to be a wife-slayer or a killer of women

17. BLUEBOOK
An official publication of the British Government. So named from its blue covers

18. BLUE CHIP
A stock that sells at a high price because of public confidence in its profit-making ability and safety

19. BLUE COLLAR
Of or pertaining  to wage-earners in jobs performed in clothing such as overalls and often involving manual labour

20. BLUE-EYED BOY
The male favorite of a person or group

21. BLUE FLIER
The full grown female red kangaroo

22. BLUE FUNK
A state of panic

23. BLUE GUM
A tall timber tree, native to Australia having aromatic leaves that yield a medicinal oil

24. BLUE PENCIL
Edit, revise or correct with; to censor

25. BLUEPRINT
And carefully designed plan or model

26. BLUES
A state of depression or melancholy

27. BLUE STOCKING
A serious intellectual or scholarly woman

28. BLUE VITRIOL
The blue hydrated crystalline form of copper sulphate

29. INTO THE BLUE
Into the remote distance, out of sight and knowledge

30. BROWN COAL
Lignite (a type of coal)

31. BROWNED OFF
Bored, unhappy or annoyed; fed up

32. BROWN FIELD
Refers to an area of land in a city that was used by offices or an industry in the past and that is now, perhaps acquired and cleared for new building development

33. BROWN-NOSE
To ingratiate oneself with; behave in a demeaning manner towards

34. BROWNSHIRT
A nazi militia

35. BROWN STUDY
A state of deep thought

36. BROWN SUGAR
A)unrefined or partially refined sugar
B) a coarse, low-grade variety of heroin from south east Asia

37. GREENBACK
(in US currency) a dollar bill

38. GREEN BAN
(Australian) a refusal by a trade union to do work that may harm the environment

39. GREEN BELT
An area of parks, farmland or uncultivated land surrounding a town or city

40. GREEN BOTTLE
A common insect related to flies that has a green metallic colouring and lays its eggs in decaying flesh

41. GREEN CARD
A)international insurance document for motorists
B)a us permit for foreigners, allowing unconditional residence

42. GREEN-EYED
Jealous(green with envy)

43. GREEN FINGERS
The ability to grow plants successfully

44. GREEN GROCER
A retailer of fresh fruit and vegetables

45. GREEN HORN
A)an inexperienced or immature person
B)a gullible person

46. GREEN KEEPER
A person who looks after the greens  of golf courses

47. GREEN PAPER
(Britain)a government document published to allow consultation among interested parties before legislative proposals are finalized

48. RED BLOODED
Strong, brave or virile

49. RED BRIGADE
A terrorist group formed in Italy in1969 and committed to the abolition of capitalist society

50. CATCH RED-HANDED
Catch in the act of committing or having just committed a crime

51. RED HERRING
Something  that draws attention away from the matter or issue at hand

52. RED-LETTER
Memorable, “a red -letter day”

53. WHITE COAL
Water regarded as a source of power

54. WHITE COLLAR
Of, pertaining to, or designating those workers, usually salaried whose work usually does not involve manual labour and who may be expected to dress with some degree of formality

55. WHITE DAMP
A poisonous gas, consisting primarily of carbon monoxide, that occurs in coal mines

56. WHITE ELEPHANT
A) a rare whitish or light-grey form of the Asian elephant, often regarded as special venerations in regions of south-eastern Asia
B)something that is large, costly and perhaps impressive but expensive to maintain; unproductive and consequently unwanted
C)an expensive project or venture which comes to nothing or turns out to be a failure

57. WHITE FACE
Completely white make-up, as worn by a clown

58. WHITE FEATHER
A sign of cowardice

59. WHITE GOLD
An alloy of gold and nickel or palladium and sometimes containing small amounts of silver, copper or zinc, having the colour of platinum

60. WHITE-HOT
So hot as to glow with a bright white light; broadly, hotter than red-hot

61. WHITE LIE
A diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth

62. WHITE MAGIC
Magic used for good purposes or against evil

63. WHITE NOISE
Acoustical or electrical noise in which the intensity is the small at all frequencies within a given band

64. WHITE PAPER
an official statement or report published by a government, providing issue and presenting the government’s own policy

65. WHITE PLAQUE
Tuberculosis of the lungs

66. YELLOW FEVER
(Also called “yellow jack”)an acute infections disease of sub-tropical and tropical areas caused by a virus transmitted by a mosquito

67. YELLOW FLAG
A)yellow
B)a yellow flag hoisted to warn of disease on-board a ship

68. YELLOW METAL
A)a form of brass containing  about 60% copper and 40% zinc
B)gold

69. YELLOW PERIL
The threat or the alleged threat that oriental races, especially the Chinese, will invade or destroy Europe or western civilized countries

70. YELLOW SPOT
A part of the human retina

71. YELLOW STREAK
A proneness to cowardice and disloyalty
#vocabulary for ssc cgl


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