Definition of blue peter
: a blue signal flag with a white square in the center used to indicate that a merchant vessel is ready to sail
Origin of blue peter
probably from the name Peter
First Known Use: 1823
Rhymes with blue peter
ammeter, anteater, bee-eater, beefeater, Demeter, depleter, drumbeater, eggbeater, excreter, fire-eater, flowmeter, heat treater, light meter, long meter, Main Streeter, maltreater, man-eater, ohmmeter, preheater, propraetor, quartz heater, ratemeter, repeater, retreater, saltpeter, secretor, seedeater, space heater, toadeater, voltmeter, Wall Streeter, wattmeter, world-beater
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