Definition of true-blue in English:


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  • 2Real; genuine: the tournament was won by a team of true-blue amateurs
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    • Indeed, she was a true-blue sportswoman, always participating in sports even outside of school, at private clubs.
    • LIKE SOME true-blue classic songs, it's always the speeches of the great orators that we remember from time to time.
    • Some of the best true-blue blossoms in the plant kingdom are found in this group.


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  • (true blue) British A staunchly loyal supporter of the Conservative Party.
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    • ‘It's heading in the right direction,’ was the rallying cry from the Tory campaign team but in this election it was the Liberal Democrats and not the true blues who were gaining from the anti-Labour swing.
    • After experiencing more than a dozen campaigns the true blue told the Evening Press that the Prime Minister's party had his backing this time around.
    • Glad you were in the front row - I'm sure you are a true blue.

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