true-blue

adjective
\ ˈtrü-ˈblü How to pronounce true-blue (audio) \

Definition of true-blue

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : marked by unswerving loyalty (as to a party)
2 : genuine a true-blue romantic

true blue

noun

Definition of true blue (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person who is true-blue

First Known Use of true-blue

Adjective

circa 1636, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1647, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for true-blue

Noun

from the association of blue with constancy

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The first known use of true-blue was circa 1636

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“True-blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/true-blue. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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true-blue

adjective
How to pronounce true blue (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of true-blue

US : completely faithful and loyal to a person or an idea
British, informal : loyal to the ideas of the British Conservative party

true-blue

adjective
\ ˈtrü-ˈblü \

Kids Definition of true-blue

: very faithful

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