Definition of Blue Peter in English:

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Blue Peter

Pronunciation: /ˈˌblo͞o ˈpēdər/


A blue flag with a white square in the center, raised by a ship about to leave port.
Example sentences
  • Manoeuvring my newly-articulated bike as gingerly as a first-time driver, I moved off with the flag on the back of the trailer fluttering like a Blue Peter.
  • Whilst we were still on shore in Conquerno the Colonel, who was still on board, raised the ‘Blue Peter’ to the mast head.
  • I was just about to raise the Blue Peter then and go without you, mate!

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Syllabification: Blue Pe·ter

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