Significado de “blue blood” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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blue blood en inglés británico

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blue bloodnoun [ [U] ]

uk /ˌbluː ˈblʌd/ us /ˌbluː ˈblʌd/

Examples from literature

  • He stands six feet high, a magnificent specimen of physical manhood, and as chock full of moral courage as he is of blue blood. 
  • He was of the bluest blood in Spain, and a marquis, but poor as a church mouse. 
  • He, as you know, is of the bluest blood of France. 
  • In Canada social distinctions are based more upon worth than upon wealth, more upon industry and ability than upon blue blood. 
  • The unmistakable mark of the high bred glowed in her face, the fine traces of blue blood graced her every movement, her every tone and look. 

(Definición de blue blood del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)