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Hued \Hued\, a. Having color; -- usually in composition; as, bright-hued; many-hued.


a. coloured, having the hue.

Usage examples of "hued".

Before he could do so, a lewdly garbed young woman came flouncing into the parlor, streaming a brightly hued feather boa out behind her.

As he had viewed earlier and now mentally envisioned, her round breasts were ivory hued, crowned with delicate pink, definitely exquisite enough to bestir his rutting instincts.

And he placed himself, clad in the richly hued Pontifical robes of scarlet and black that he had had made for himself before departing from the Isle, at the prow of his vessel, so that all of Piliplok might see him clearly as the royal fleet approached.

Stephen Dedalus, displeased and sleepy, leaned his arms on the top of the staircase and looked coldly at the shaking gurgling face that blessed him, equine in its length, and at the light untonsured hair, grained and hued like pale oak.

The men had shed their livery and wore new, brightly hued doublets over their old leggings.

We put out seed and water and birds flocked -- gnatcatchers, hummingbirds, red-tailed hawks, crows, brilliantly hued mountain bluebirds.

Schools of fish as brightly hued as the kitschy neon signs that had recently become popular again stuttered right and left, up and down, moving like a score of bodies sharing one sensibility among them.

Jets of burning gases, the flames weirdly hued in greens and purples, shot from scattered fumaroles and rents in the ground.

The huge mansions of the rich and powerful were festooned with gaily hued buntings and hung with colored lanterns.

Among such hopeful musings Fifth-of-Medicine found time to admire the profusion of chromatically hued jungle flowers.

Fully awake, he took in the envelop­ing hylaea, the glistening arboreals, the brilliant hued flowers, the vines and lianas and epiphytes and sym­biotes.

The contrast between the gaily hued clothes and the blonde pigtails on the one hand and the enormous old hag that wore them on the other, was bizarre, horrible, so grotesque as to be almost obscene, but the contrast appeared to evoke no such responses in either van Gelder or Trudi.

Toss in Imposters, Dick's account of a human scientist hunted by aliens, one of whom has usurped his place, a film that several A-list scriptwriters tried unsuccessfully to doctor and which since has been yanked from distribution, and you will gather that Dick's immediate cinematic future is to consist of megablasts of brightly hued, hack-writer-generated meadow muffin, augmented by great glorioso dollops of Flatulaphonic sound, aimed at an undiscerning popcorn- feeding subspecies that can be found grazing the multiplexes with its young, living proof that Dick's first major theme still has relevance in contemporary society.

Brightly hued snappers mingled with huge parrot fish and groupers while little iridescent yellow-and-purple tropical fish darted around tiny brown-and-red sea horses.

No bigger than the size of a mouse's paw, a swallow fashioned from metal, its outspread wings partially obscured by the rocks which held it captive amid the brightly hued sea anemones and corals on the bed of the pool.