Definition of blue-blooded in US English:



  • See blue blood

    • ‘Steve, like many of us, is not a blue-blooded aristocrat but an honest British citizen who loves hunting and enjoys the privilege of riding around the countryside.’
    • ‘If you are gearing up to buy the latest premium sports utility vehicle or sedan in the market and feel that you will be the proud owner of a real blue-blooded luxury car, there is news for you.’
    • ‘People envied her for her blue-blooded, patrician beauty and her ability to keep her cool under the toughest of situations.’
    • ‘Tall, mature, single, blue-blooded aristocrat, seeks tall, mature foxy lady who loves dressing in furs.’
    • ‘In 1981, he became the country's fourth prime minister, but the first commoner after a trio of blue-blooded patricians.’