blue blood

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blue blood

A member of a wealthy, upper-class family or ancestry. That senator is a blue blood, so of course he doesn't understand the common man's concerns.
See also: blood, blue

blue blood

 
1. Fig. the blood [heredity] of a noble family; aristocratic ancestry. The earl refuses to allow anyone who is not of blue blood to marry his son. Although Mary's family is poor, she has blue blood in her veins.
2. Fig. a person of aristocratic or wealthy ancestry. Because his great-grandparents made millions, he is regarded as one of the city's blue bloods.
See also: blood, blue
References in classic literature ?
The high-born fairies obtain this admired effect by pricking their skin, which lets the blue blood come through and dye them, and you cannot imagine anything so dazzling unless you have seen the ladies' busts in the jewellers' windows.
THE fashion matched the blue blood at Royal Ascot yesterday.
It is the blue blood that dominates the entire system from end to end and from top to bottom.
And they claim the blue blood in the Vietnam war hero's veins means he will beat George Bush in November's election.
It's hard to imagine that the Blue Bloods writers didn't know this history.
Fans of the series will enjoy this interpretation, while those new to the Blue Bloods world will gain easy access to it through this stylized, visual version.
And I say it with all due respect, because I love the Bushes, but the blue bloods who want to pick and chose their winners instead of allowing competition to pick and choose the winners.
He should also know that as much as they might display an empathy with the hoi polloi, the blue bloods and the aristos always confine their friendships to those of the same class.
Even as curmudgeonly members of the British royal family complain about obnoxious press coverage of royally embarrassing doings, some of the blue bloods appear to be feeding stories to newspapers, the head of Britain's press watchdog agency says.
The millions of fans of the Blue Bloods series will be able to show their true blue colors in a new campaign promoting Gates of Paradise.
I'm so excited to start Cruz-ing across the country for the finale of the Blue Bloods series," said de la Cruz.
To fill the gap between books five and six in the Blue Bloods series, de la Cruz offers fans a collection of three short stories about love.
I think the majority of Americans don't want to put up with the blue bloods-and I say it with all due respect because I love the Bushes-but the blue bloods who want to pick and choose their winners instead of allowing competition to pick and choose the winners," ABC News quoted Palin as saying.
de la Cruz continues to build the mythology of the Blue Bloods in this fourth book in the series, expanding the past lives of the young, rich, and powerful vampires into the time of Ancient Rome and far beyond to their origins as angels and demons.