Meaning of Bluebeard

Blue•beard

Pronunciation: (bl'bērd"), [key]
— n.
  1. a fairy-tale character whose seventh wife found the bodies of her predecessors in a room she had been forbidden to enter.
  2. any man alleged to have murdered a number of his wives or other women.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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