Definition of blue vinny in English:

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blue vinny

Pronunciation: /ˈvɪni/
(also blue vinney)


[mass noun]
A blue-mould skimmed-milk cheese from Dorset.
Example sentences
  • It helps, of course, that Woodbridge Farm is the only place in the world producing Dorset blue vinny cheese.
  • Arrange the tomatoes on the pastry, leaving a border all around the edge, and crumble over the blue vinny.
  • I have some blue vinny and Bavarian with chili and basil...


Mid 16th century: vinny from Old English fyniġ 'mouldy, musty'.

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