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BLUE CHIP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blue chip mean? 

BLUE CHIP (noun)
  The noun BLUE CHIP has 2 senses:

1. a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield
2. a blue poker chip with the highest value

  Familiarity information: BLUE CHIP used as a noun is rare.


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BLUE CHIP (noun)


Sense 1blue chip [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

blue chip; blue-chip stock

Context example:

blue chips are usually safe investments

Hypernyms ("blue chip" is a kind of...):

common shares; common stock; ordinary shares (stock other than preferred stock; entitles the owner to a share of the corporation's profits and a share of the voting power in shareholder elections)


Sense 2blue chip [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A blue poker chip with the highest value

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("blue chip" is a kind of...):

chip; poker chip (a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling)


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