1
: having blue eyes
2
: performed by whites
blue-eyed soul
also : white
a blue-eyed imitator of R&B stars

Examples of blue-eyed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other creators have weighed in with tips on how to find this elusive finance, trust fund, 6’5, blue-eyed man. Sakshi Venkatraman, NBC News, 2 July 2024 In Illinois, amid the swarms of insects with red eyes, a blue-eyed cicada has been seen twice this year, so far. Emily Deletter, USA TODAY, 24 May 2024 The Field Museum suggests people who spot blue-eyed cicadas should take a picture and upload it to Cicada Safari and iNaturalist to help scientists study them. Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 May 2024 The Baileys learned the Field Museum was interested in blue-eyed cicadas, so Greta Bailey contacted the museum’s research and collections department. Mike Stunson, Kansas City Star, 23 May 2024 Simkins sighting isn't the first time a blue-eyed insect has garnered headlines. Raven Brunner, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024 The writers limited themselves by making all their heroines blonde and pale and blue-eyed, but my imagination — made of stronger stuff — recast all those girls in my own image. Brittany N. Williams, Baltimore Sun, 5 May 2024 The woman at the register was mild-mannered and blue-eyed—a member of my soul group, perhaps. Emily Harnett, Harper's Magazine, 26 Apr. 2024 Young’s attorney, Tony Thedford, pointed out that immediately after the crime in 2013, the young girl described the man as Black, blue-eyed and bald. Hank Sanders, Chicago Tribune, 7 May 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1572, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blue-eyed was circa 1572

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“Blue-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue-eyed. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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