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blue-eyed

[bloo-ahyd] /ˈbluˌaɪd/
adjective
1.
having blue eyes.
2.
having or representing childlike innocence.
Origin of blue-eyed
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10
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Examples from the Web for blue-eyed
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  • My blue-eyed friend erected himself into an obelisk of profanity.

    American Notes Rudyard Kipling
  • Was she a slender, tawny-haired, blue-eyed, most beauteous maid?

  • He recognised that he owed much to the blue-eyed, square-faced detective.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • And what else could the blue-eyed Chinaman mean by his strange pursuit of her?

    The Coast of Chance Esther Chamberlain
  • His friend, the blue-eyed Chinaman, has dropped out of sight.

    The Coast of Chance Esther Chamberlain
Slang definitions & phrases for blue-eyed

blue-eyed

adjective

Innocent: all blue-eyed about it blue-eyed boy

Related Terms

fair-haired boy

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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