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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 ?
Moreover, I have no blond or other lace; so THERE is another item to be purchased, since Bwikov declares that he cannot have his bride look like a cook, but, on the contrary, she must "put the noses of the great ladies out of joint.
Jimmy, the plumber, he met there, in the company of a tall, blond girl who promptly forsook him for Martin.
Tulliver was speaking to his wife, a blond comely woman in a fan-shaped cap (I am afraid to think how long it is since fan-shaped caps were worn, they must be so near coming in again.
To be sure he had a mustache, which in those days devoted a man to wickedness, but by day it was a blond mustache, quite flaxen, in fact, and not at all the dark and deadly thing it was behind the footlights at night.
The blond cornfields were red gold, the haystacks turned rosy and threw long shadows.
In fear perhaps before a Furious, yellow, blond and curled Leonine monster?
This bit of skull, with the tuft of blond hair, was his; this is his hat.
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.
An individual who was standing beyond the railing, in the free space around the marble table, and whom no one had yet caught sight of, since his long, thin body was completely sheltered from every visual ray by the diameter of the pillar against which he was leaning; this individual, we say, tall, gaunt, pallid, blond, still young, although already wrinkled about the brow and cheeks, with brilliant eyes and a smiling mouth, clad in garments of black serge, worn and shining with age, approached the marble table, and made a sign to the poor sufferer.
Vincy told these messages to Fred when he could listen, and he turned towards her his delicate, pinched face, from which all the thick blond hair had been cut away, and in which the eyes seemed to have got larger, yearning for some word about Mary--wondering what she felt about his illness.