Adjective "blue-eyed" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌbluːˈʌɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having eyes with blue irises.
    Figurative. Innocent, ingenuous.

      Definitions

      adjective

      1. having blue eyes.

      2. having or representing childlike innocence.

      More examples(as adjective)

      "people can be blue-eyed."

      "blondes can be blue-eyed."

      "children can be blue-eyed."

      "races can be blue-eyed."

      "babies can be blue-eyed."

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      Origin

      Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Higgins (b. c1544), poet and linguist. From blue + eyed.