bluey

See also: Bluey

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From blue +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bluey (comparative more bluey, superlative most bluey)

  1. Having a colour similar to blue.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

bluey (plural blueys)

  1. (slang) Lead.
  2. (Australian slang) A collection of clothes and other belongings rolled up into a bundle for carrying; a swag.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber 2003, p. 318:
      ‘Doc’ […] shouldered his bluey and whistled up his lame fox-terrier before formally wishing them all well.
  3. (Australian slang) A blue cattle dog, especially a blue heeler.
  4. (Australian slang) A blue singlet, especially one from the Bonds clothing label.
  5. (Australia) A bluebottle
Last modified on 6 January 2014, at 09:15