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An old woman; wrinkly: One old blue-hair even struggled up the steps with her walker

[1980s+; fr the blue hair tint of those who use a blue haircolor rinse on gray or white hair]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • Contrast the form of the epithet “blue-haired,” where the compound adjective is formed as if from a noun, “blue-hair”: comp.

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