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[hyood or, often, yood] /hyud or, often, yud/
having the hue or color as specified (usually used in combination):
many-hued; golden-hued.
Origin of hued
before 1000; Middle English hewed, Old English (ge)hīwod. See hue1, -ed3
Related forms
multihued, adjective
unhued, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for hued
  • The subjects mostly chose white when a medium hued face was coupled with a business suit.
  • It effectively amplifies the available light several thousand times, giving you a green-hued window into the night.
  • Increasingly, though, air pollution blurs vistas that once were sharp and rich hued.
  • They are easily identifiable by the blue and red skin on their faces and their brightly hued rumps.
  • The loud-mouthed comic chose a sunny-hued halter dress.
  • But all of these heirlooms are evenly deep-hued and luscious on the inside, as crimson and soft as mouth flesh.
  • The floor of the mausoleum is formed by different-hued marble laid in a cross pattern.
  • The floor of the mausoleum features different hued marble laid in a cross pattern.
  • Jadeite and nephrite are two different types of jade, also, jade is not always green-hued but is often multi-colored.
  • As a whole, the set typically is recognizable as a sequence of thin lapilli layers interbedded with the purplish-hued ash.
British Dictionary definitions for hued


(archaic or poetic)
  1. having a hue or colour as specified
  2. (in combination): rosy-hued dawn
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