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bluey

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Pronunciation: /ˈbluːi/

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Definition of bluey in English:

adjective

[often in combination]
Almost or partly blue: bluey-green foliage

noun (plural blueys)

Australian /NZ informal , dated Back to top  
1A bundle of possessions carried by a bushman.
[because the outer covering was generally a blue blanket]
2A nickname for a red-headed person.

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