blue hair

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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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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.
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.
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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.
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