Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “blue-eyed boy”

blue-eyed boy

noun [C usually singular]     /ˌbluː.aɪdˈbɔɪ/ UK informal disapproving (US fair-haired boy)
a boy or man who is liked very much and is treated well by someone, especially someone in authorityUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
(Definition of blue-eyed boy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of blue-eyed boy

Translations of “blue-eyed boy”

Word of the Day

friendship

a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More