True-Blue

Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
To be extremely faithful, loyal and dependable

Etymology:

  • This is an old saying and there are two possibilities of its origin. In England during the 17th century, many groups such as Scottish Covenanters, the Whig party and the teams at major universities of England had blue colors and anyone who wore blue color was considered to be faithful to them. Similarly, Coventry, England’s blue thread was also regarded highly due to its color in the middle ages and the color didn’t dye. That’s the reason it is related to faithfulness. Similarly, blue and true rhyme and such idioms become more popular. 
60 Views

The true-blue people of our country couldn’t let this country fall.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Translation

Find a translation for the True-Blue phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to True-Blue

How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

Discuss this True-Blue phrase with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this True-Blue definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "True-Blue." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 9 May 2021. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/true-blue_45105>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

    Browse Phrases.com