blue flu

noun

Definition of blue flu

  1. :  a sick-out staged by police officers

Origin and Etymology of blue flu

from the color of a police uniform


First Known Use: 1967


Law Dictionary

blue flu

noun

Legal Definition of blue flu

  1. :  an organized absence from work by police officers on the pretext of sickness that is staged for the purpose of protest


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