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blue rinse

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noun

  • 1A preparation used as a rinse on grey or white hair so as to give it a temporary blue tint.
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    • For the famous Greenham Common demo a group of us borrowed clothes and had temporary blue rinses done to look older.
    • I see no evidence of a blue rinse, wrinkly brown stockings, big grey bloomers or a bus pass, if that's any help.
    • These are normally special places where nature waves the white flag, and predators become grannies waiting for their blue rinse.
  • 1.1 (also blue-rinsed) [as modifier] informal , • derogatory Relating to conservative elderly women: the blue-rinse brigade
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    • I do believe they're talking about a more conservative dresser, not someone of the blue-rinse brigade.
    • His widely-publicised friendship with the former topless model set sherry glasses rattling among the blue-rinse brigade.
    • He read it a few days ago at an author event and several members of the blue-rinse brigade in the audience got up and left while he was in full flight.

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