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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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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 ?
and twirl their blond mustaches with the true English lordliness.
The blond cornfields were red gold, the haystacks turned rosy and threw long shadows.
There was the flash of a red shirt vanishing in an adjacent doorway; the fading apparition of a pair of high boots and blue overalls in another; the abrupt withdrawal of a curly blond head from a sashless window over the way.
This bit of skull, with the tuft of blond hair, was his; this is his hat.
As the talk wandered along, the old lady watched for the right place to drop in a question or two concerning that matter, and when she found it, she said to the blond twin, who was now doing the biographies in his turn while the brunette one rested:
I though how I would carry down to you the square of unembroidered blond I had myself prepared as a covering for my low-born head, and ask if that was not good enough for a woman who could bring her husband neither fortune, beauty, nor connections.
The fading grey light fell dimly on the walls decorated with guns, whips, and foxes' brushes, on coats and hats flung on the chairs, on tankards sending forth a scent of flat ale, and on a half-choked fire, with pipes propped up in the chimney-corners: signs of a domestic life destitute of any hallowing charm, with which the look of gloomy vexation on Godfrey's blond face was in sad accordance.
Silver had thrown his hat beside him on the ground, and his great, smooth, blond face, all shining with heat, was lifted to the other man's in a kind of appeal.
This freshness of ablution and all the other little cares harmonized charmingly with the blue eyes, the ivory teeth, and the blond person of the old chevalier.
Milady put her charming blond head out at the window, and gave her orders to her maid.
He was a most lovely child, with large blue eyes, of that deep color that harmonizes so well with the blond complexion; only his hair, which was too light, gave his face a most singular expression, and added to the vivacity of his look, and the malice of his smile.