Bluechip

blue-chip

[bloo-chip]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or constituting a blue chip.
2.
having outstanding or exemplary qualities within a specified category; leading: a group of blue-chip scientists; blue-chip stock.

Origin:
1930–35

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blue chip
high value poker counter, from 1904 in the figurative sense of "valuable;" stock exchange sense, in reference to "shares considered a reliable investment," is first recorded 1929.
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