blue rinse


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blue rinse

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a rinse for tinting grey hair a silvery-blue colour
adj
denoting or typifying an elderly, well-groomed, socially active, and comparatively wealthy woman, esp one with conservative views
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GRAB your walking sticks, Zimmer frames and blue rinse as Conor Maynard reckons he's fast becoming the new Harry Styles.
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The blue rinse brigade joined the ultra far-right and racial bigots to force a no vote.
Once upon a time when you hit 40 you knew where you were - you had all your teeth out and a blue rinse on your hair and voila!
She explained, ``The blue rinse brigade dominated bingo 15 years ago.
So different from the douce Granny Mainland, whose blue rinse hair dye came in handy when the prize ewe needed sprucing up for the island show.
PHILIP HAND has hailed the role played by Drogheda United's blue rinse brigade.
Blue Rinse, they sell some really interesting clothes Where do you shop in Huddersfield?
Perhaps not too much of a blow to the blue rinse brigade that have the old blue blood flowing through their veins, but to the everyday working class ones, the old Christmas bonus is a Godsend.
Gone are days of moth balled novels and blue rinse librarians demanding silence with the advent of futuristic layouts and user friendly facilities.
I am becoming very tired of the continual reference to ladies over a certain age with white hair as the Blue Rinse Brigade.