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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