Meaning of “blue baby” in the English Dictionary


"blue baby" in English

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blue babynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbluː ˌbeɪ.bi/ us /ˈbluː ˌbeɪ.bi/

Examples from literature

  • Children with imperfectly formed hearts may be otherwise perfect at birth, but they have a bluish color due to the imperfect supply of the blood with oxygen, and are known as blue babies. 
  • Rarely, this opening never closes and we have what is called a "blue baby," which seldom lives very long. 

(Definition of “blue baby” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)