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Off color.

Watson have found a heavily drugged man in the den and here's their dialog:

- Give me your hand! Have you a cab?
- Yes, I have one waiting.
- Then I shall go in it. But I must owe something. Find what I owe, Watson. I am all off color. I can do nothing for myself.

What does it mean of being " off color "?

Thanks a lot.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Best Answer - Chosen by the Asker
    In this case, Whitney is so drugged that he cannot function. This meaning of "colour" refers to being in a healthy state (ie. colour in your cheeks).

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