\ ˈblü-ˌherd How to pronounce blue-haired (audio) \

Definition of blue-haired

: having blue hair : having white or gray hair that has been tinted blue with a rinse used especially as a stereotypical description of an elderly woman… too many blue-haired mothers in the heartland didn't like hearing that their gay son or daughter was worthless and immoral.Time, 31 Jan. 2000Jesse is a bichon frisé, the kind of dog that blue-haired women leave their fortunes to.— Jonathan Darman, Newsweek, 27 Apr. 2009

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First Known Use of blue-haired

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Blue-haired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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