Definition of Bluey

1. a. Bluish.



2. n. A bushman's blanket; -- named from its color.

Definition of Bluey

1. Proper noun. (Australia slang) A nickname commonly given to a redhead red-headed person. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Australia slang) A blue heeler (dog). ¹

3. Proper noun. (Australia slang) A blue singlet singlet, especially one from the Bonds clothing label. ¹

4. Adjective. Having a colour similar to blue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bluey

1. a bag of clothing carried in travel [n BLUEYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluey

bluette
bluettes
blueward
bluewards
bluewash
bluewashed
bluewashes
bluewashing
bluewater
blueweed
blueweeds
bluewing
bluewings
bluewood
bluewoods
bluey (current term)
blueys
bluff
bluff-bowed
bluff-headed
bluff catcher
bluff catchers
bluff out
bluffable
bluffed
bluffer
bluffers
bluffest
bluffing
bluffingly

Literary usage of Bluey

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1. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"bluey, one of many names for the hedge sparrow, which i variously called Hedgy, Fieldy, ... bluey is als ^=. one of the names of the blue titmouse. ..."

2. "Over There" with the Australians by R. Hugh Knyvett (1918)
"They just made up their swags and '' humped the bluey " * for the coast. That is how the remarkable phenomenon of the human snowball marches commenced. ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"R. Wallace, ' Rural Economy and Agriculture of Australia and New Zealand,' P- 73 = "Humping bluey' is for a workman to walk in search of work." 1891. ..."

4. My Company by Carroll Judson Swan (1918)
"There's a bomb underneath which explodes when one steps on the disc, and, as the men say, one goes "bluey, bluey." In this last advance many kinds of traps ..."

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