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blue hair

An old or elderly woman. The phrase refers to the fact that such women's hair is sometimes a bluish color. I'm always surrounded by blue hairs at the podiatrist's office—I'm the youngest one there by about 50 years.
See also: blue, hair

bluehair

n. an old lady, especially one whose hair is tinted blue. The cruise was nice but sort of dull because of all the bluehairs aboard.
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The brand's blue-hair connotations don't extend to Shanghai, where Nesbitt spent much of the past five years developing some of GM's most progressive designs and, no small mystery, design talent.
Apologies to those who still regard it as the standard-bearer of British cool, but average customers are Florida blue-hairs and Long Island podiatrists.
Someone, somewhere in Engie's world is always having engine trouble, and the little blue-haired guy is happy to help when they need him.
The blue-haired, long-suffering wife of Homer stars in a series of provocative pictures for Maxim.
Although these encounters are good for a laugh, one would think the foot-shufflers (and their female counterpart, the blue-hairs) would raise high hell as a pad monitor, and many of them do.
Nobody ever expected the 2000 presidential campaign to end up like something out of a Woody Allen movie, as blue-hairs who wouldn't spit in Pat Buchanan's ear if his brian were on fire found out they'd actually voted for him.
Tokyo theater is not only for the blue-hairs -- it is also home to an exuberant independent theater movement, drawing youthful fans in droves.