blue-eyed

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blue-eyed

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see blue,‎ eye,‎ -ed.
  2. (idiomatic) Someone's favorite.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XI:
      “I wouldn't marry anyone else if they came to me bringing apes, ivory and peacocks. Tell me what he was like as a boy.” “Oh, much the same as the rest of us.” “Nonsense!” “Except, of course, for rescuing people from burning buildings and saving blue-eyed children from getting squashed by runaway horses.” “He did that a lot?” “Almost daily.”
  3. Naive; innocent; ingenuous.
  4. Characteristic of or pertaining to white people; Caucasian.
    blue-eyed performer
  5. (music) Written or performed by white people.
    blue-eyed soul; blue-eyed jazz

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