blue–rinsed

adjective

Definition of blue–rinsed

  1. :  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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1944

First Known Use of blue–rinsed

1944


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