blue-hair

noun

plural blue-hairs
informal
: a person with blue hair : an elderly woman with white or gray hair that has been tinted blue
And even the blue-hairs in Boca have heard all those stories about Donatella's husband's being Gianni's boyfriend before she married him.Cathy Horyn, Vanity Fair, June 1997
The crowd, mostly blue-hairs and college kids, buzzed.Adam Kilgore, Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2010

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blue-hair was in 1949

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“Blue-hair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue-hair. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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