- a very light blue.
- baby blues, Informal. a person's blue eyes: His charm lies largely in the way he bats his baby blues.
Origin of baby blue
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for baby blue
Anything that could be tied with a baby-blue ribbon was so tied.The Dust Flower
As if new to the light his baby-blue eyes blinked furiously.The Bandbox
Louis Joseph Vance
Cal looked around at them, with his wide, baby-blue eyes, and laughed.Flying U Ranch
B. M. Bower
That reminds her of her graduating essay, which she digs out of the trunk, tied with baby-blue ribbon.Jane Journeys On
Ruth Comfort Mitchell
A sudden shrewd glance from Aunt Bell's baby-blue eyes went with this last.The Seeker
Harry Leon Wilson