Definition of blue book noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    blue book

    BrE BrE//ˈbluː bʊk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbluː bʊk//
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  1. 1(US English) a book with a blue cover used by students for writing the answers to examination questions in
  2. 2(North American English) a book that lists the prices that people should expect to pay for used cars
  3. 3Blue Book an official report published by Parliament, usually from a government committee or a Royal Commission. It is bound in a blue cover. compare White Paper
  4. 4(in the US) a book that gives details of people who have an important position in society
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blue book