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baby blue

a very light blue.
baby blues, Informal. a person's blue eyes:
His charm lies largely in the way he bats his baby blues.
Origin of baby blue
1885-90, Americanism
Related forms
baby-blue, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • A sudden shrewd glance from Aunt Bell's baby-blue eyes went with this last.

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
  • Anything that could be tied with a baby-blue ribbon was so tied.

    The Dust Flower Basil King
  • I seem now to see her 'baby-blue' eyes opening each moment wider and wider.

  • Cal looked around at them, with his wide, baby-blue eyes, and laughed.

    Flying U Ranch B. M. Bower
  • Broke so sweet, and calm, and pretty; all pink landward over the black jungle, all smooth and baby-blue out to sea.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • Her baby-blue eyes gleamed triumph at the cheering news that Miss Cairns was in.

  • Dillard's round, baby-blue eyes dwelt upon her in a protectingly hungry way.

    The Man from Jericho Edwin Carlile Litsey
  • Smiling tenderly down on her, Grace could not help noting how utterly like a tired child she looked in her baby-blue negligee.

    Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer Jessie Graham Flower

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