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BLUE MOON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blue moon mean? 

BLUE MOON (noun)
  The noun BLUE MOON has 1 sense:

1. a long time

  Familiarity information: BLUE MOON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BLUE MOON (noun)


Sense 1blue moon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Context example:

something that happens once in blue moon almost never happens

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

age; long time; years (a prolonged period of time)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


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