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blond

also blonde  (blŏnd)
adj. blond·er, blond·est
1. Having fair hair and skin: blond Scandinavians.
2. Of a flaxen or golden color or of any light shade of auburn or pale yellowish brown: blond hair.
3. Light-colored through bleaching: blond furniture.
n.
1. A person with fair hair and skin.
2. A light yellowish brown to dark grayish yellow.

[Middle English blounde, from Old French blonde, of Germanic origin; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blond′ish adj.
blond′ness n.

blond

(blɒnd)
adj
1. (of men's hair) of a light colour; fair
2. (of a person, people or a race) having fair hair, a light complexion, and, typically, blue or grey eyes
3. (Furniture) (of soft furnishings, wood, etc) light in colour
n
a person, esp a man, having light-coloured hair and skin
[C15: from Old French blond, probably of Germanic origin; related to Late Latin blundus yellow, Italian biondo, Spanish blondo]
ˈblondness n
Usage: Although blond and blonde correspond to masculine and feminine forms in French, this distinction is not consistently made in English. Blonde is the commoner form both as a noun and an adjective, and is more frequently used to refer to women than men. The less common variant blond occurs usually as an adjective, occasionally as a noun, and is the preferred form when referring to men with fair hair

blond

(blɒnd)

adj. -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. (of hair, skin, etc.) light-colored: the child's soft blond curls.
2. (of a person) having light-colored hair and skin.
3. (of furniture wood) light in tone.
n.
4. a blond person.
[1475–85; < Middle French blonde blond, feminine of blond < Germanic]
blond′ness, n.
blond′ish, adj.
usage: See blonde.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blond - a person with fair skin and hairblond - a person with fair skin and hair  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
peroxide blond, peroxide blonde - a blond whose hair is bleached with peroxide
platinum blond, platinum blonde - a blond whose hair is a pale silvery (often artificially colored) blond
towhead - a person with light blond hair
2.blond - a light grayish yellow to near whiteblond - a light grayish yellow to near white
Adj.1.blond - being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyesblond - being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes; "blond Scandinavians"; "a house full of light-haired children"
brunet, brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"

blond

also blonde
adjective
Having light hair:
Translations
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blondlyshåret
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blondinasblondinėšviesiaplaukis
blondsgaišmatains
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blondblondin

blond

blonde [blɒnd]
A. ADJ (blonder (compar) (blondest (superl))) → rubio, güero (CAm, Mex), catire (Carib)
B. Nrubio/a m/f, güero/a m/f (CAm, Mex), catire/a m/f (Carib)
C. CPD blond(e) bombshell Nrubia f explosiva

blond

blonde [ˈblɒnd]
adj [person, hair] → blond(e)
She's got blonde hair → Elle a les cheveux blonds.
n
a blonde (= woman) → une blonde (= man) → un blond

blond

adj man, hair, beardblond

blond

[blɒnd]
1. n (man) → biondo
2. adjbiondo/a

blond

(blond) feminine blonde adjective
having light-coloured hair. a blond child.
blonde noun
a woman with light-coloured hair.

blond

, blonde
a. rubio-a, Mex. güero-a.

blond

adj rubio, güero (Mex); n rubio -bia mf, güe-ro -ra mf
References in classic literature ?
There dropped out of it a silver dollar, and a long, shining curl of fair hair,--hair which, like a living thing, twined itself round Legree's fingers.
Her fair hair, which had faded without turning grey, was still parted in flat overlapping points on her forehead, and the straight nose that divided her pale blue eyes was only a little more pinched about the nostrils than when the portrait had been painted.
Nothing could have altered the rich colour of my commander's complexion, laid on generously by wind and sea; but between the two tufts of fair hair above his ears, his skull, generally suffused with the hue of blood, shone dead white, like a dome of ivory.
Emma was a tall, big-boned woman, with fair hair and large features.
The flakes of snow covered her long fair hair, which fell in beautiful curls around her neck; but of that, of course, she never once now thought.
She was slight and delicate in person, of fair hair and complexion, and with the meekest and most dove-like blue eyes I ever saw in a female face.
Yet she was meanly dressed, a coarse blue petticoat and a linen jacket being her only garb; her fair hair was plaited but not adorned: she looked patient yet sad.
A small man of about thirty, with green eyes and a tangle of fair hair, stood looking down at me.
He held a lock of fair hair in his right hand, and that hand was tightly pressed upon his heart.
She was a woman whose fair hair was turning grey, well-dressed, sprightly, agreeable.
This fair hair, this pale visage, this pure brow, seemed surrounded by an ashy halo from which the dark eyes looked out at me.
She was still in her pretty ball-dress, her fair hair hanging somewhat out of curl on her neck, and the circles round her eyes dark with watching.