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blue blood

noun

Simple Definition of blue blood

  • : membership in a royal or socially important family

  • : a member of a royal or socially important family

Full Definition of blue blood

  1. 1 \ˈblü-ˈbləd\ :  membership in a noble or socially prominent family

  2. 2 \-ˌbləd\ :  a member of a noble or socially prominent family

blue–blood·ed play \-ˈblə-dəd\ adjective

Examples of blue blood

  1. a woman of blue blood

  2. This is where the city's blue bloods like to gather.



1832

First Known Use of blue blood

1832


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