blue-rinsed

adjective

Definition of blue-rinsed

: having white or gray hair that has been tinted blue with a rinse : blue-haired … the formidable blue-rinsed doyenne of decorating.Vogue, September 1999 He has used aggressive pronouncements about his sexuality to offend not only the blue-rinsed portion of his musical admirers but also members of the gay community.— Elizabeth Kolbert, New Yorker, 20 Dec. 1999 He'd wink knowingly at his blue-rinsed audience, …— Richard Coles, Times Literary Supplement, 13 Oct. 2000

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First Known Use of blue-rinsed

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Blue-rinsed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue-rinsed. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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