blue-blooded blue-blooded


  • (adj) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy


  1. He became a charter member of two jockey clubs, an amateur walking champion, a dead shot, a member of Manhattan's blue-blooded Old Seventh Regiment.
  2. It is a country gentleman's life-style, which befits a blue-blooded Virginian who counts two Presidents, William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison, in the family tree.
  3. Xenia Sultan, $65,000 champion sire, blue-blooded bull; at Brookfield, Mass.



  1. For example, Cameron said in an interview: "The papers keep writing that [my wife, Samantha] comes from a very blue-blooded background", but "she is actually very unconventional. She went to a day school."
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Independent

  2. "There's eight digits in this, absolutely," Bon Jovi said. "And that'sa lot of tours. I don't want to hear about tax write-offs. This is my hard-earned dollars. I'm not a blue-blooded, silver spoon-fed kid. Every nickel I made, I made myself....
    on Jan 29, 2004 By: Jon Bon Jovi Source: The Delaware County Times

  3. But Sir Christopher said: "To put it mildly, I had some good contacts in Washington, and went to all those, and nobody suggested that it was something wrong. If anything, they said it was a bit old-fashioned, blue-blooded, conservative, and needed...
    on Nov 26, 2005 By: Christopher Meyer Source: Independent

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