Meaning of “blue-eyed boy” in the English Dictionary

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"blue-eyed boy" in British English

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blue-eyed boynoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌbluː.aɪd ˈbɔɪ/ us /ˌbluː.aɪd ˈbɔɪ/ UK informal disapproving US fair-haired boy

Examples from literature

  • Hallo, here come two more of the Colonel's blue-eyed boys, laughed the officers of our new battalion the first time we came into their view. 

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