Definition of Blue-eyed

1. Adjective. Favorite. "The fair-haired boy of the literary set"

Exact synonyms: Fair-haired, White-haired
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Loved



2. Adjective. Having blue eyes.
Similar to: Eyed

Definition of Blue-eyed

1. Adjective. Of a person or animal, having blue eyes. ¹

2. Adjective. (idiomatic) Someone's favorite, as in blue-eyed boy ¹

3. Adjective. naive ¹

4. Adjective. performed by whites (Caucasians): blue-eyed jazz ¹

5. Adjective. Caucasian: blue-eyed performer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue-eyed

blue(a)
blue-belly
blue-black
blue-blind
blue-blindness
blue-blood
blue-blooded
blue-bloods
blue-bonnet
blue-chip
blue-chip stock
blue-collar
blue-collared
blue-eye
blue-eyed (current term)
blue-eyed(a)
blue-eyed African daisy
blue-eyed Mary
blue-eyed boy
blue-eyed boys
blue-eyed soul
blue-eyes
blue-green
blue-green alga
blue-green algae
blue-green bacteria
blue-green bacterium
blue-headed vireo

Literary usage of Blue-eyed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"Again, when both parents are gray-eyed they have produced 9 gray-eyed to 2 blue-eyed children—indicating that both grays are DR (containing recessive blue) ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... stood Phoebus Apollo, winged darts in hand ; 80 And Enyalius to the blue-eyed Maid ; And Here to gold-quiver'd Artemis, Dread huntress, sister-born to ..."

3. American Ballads and Songs by Louise Pound (1922)
"102 MY blue-eyed BOY There is a tree I love to pass, And it has leaves as green as grass, ... Bring to me my blue-eyed boy! Bring, O bring him back to me! ..."

4. Heredity in Relation to Eugenics by Charles Benedict Davenport (1911)
"... curly hair Either all brown-eyed and Brown eye, curly hair curly-haired; or one- fourth blue-eyed and also one-fourth of all straight- haired (with or ..."

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