Definition of baby blue
1 : a pale blue
2 baby blues plural : blue eyes <She's a zaftig woman, with long red hair and a pale rose complexion setting off those baby blues. — Michele Kort>
3 baby blues plural in form but singular or plural in construction : a feeling of sadness that is experienced by a woman shortly after giving birth, that is typically accompanied by other symptoms (such as mood swings and loss of appetite), and that usually lasts less than two weeks <Baby blues isn't an illness or even a proper psychiatric diagnosis, it is simply a way that people have tried to describe unpleasant feelings that occur shortly after having a baby and tend to resolve in a few days. — Jackie Ganley> —usually used with the <a case of the baby blues>
Examples of baby blue in a sentence
She gazed into his baby blues.
She had a bad case of the baby blues.
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BABY BLUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of baby blue for English Language Learners
: a very light blue color
baby blues : blue eyes
baby blues : a feeling of sadness that a woman has after giving birth to a baby
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