blondness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blondness - the property of having a naturally light complexionblondness - the property of having a naturally light complexion
complexion, skin color, skin colour - the coloring of a person's face
References in classic literature ?
Lydgate was almost forgetting that he must carry on the conversation, in thinking how lovely this creature was, her garment seeming to be made out of the faintest blue sky, herself so immaculately blond, as if the petals of some gigantic flower had just opened and disclosed her; and yet with this infantine blondness showing so much ready, self-possessed grace.
To her, in the bright sun, Billy's blondness was startling.
A series of MCU group shots contrast Manon's naive blondness with the bitter faces and darker complexions of her female accusers, the most vocal of whom is a plain, middle-aged, spinsterish-looking woman.
of North Texas) wittily responds by asking whether science should study whether blondness in females is inversely correlated to IQ or whether white males have a genetic predisposition towards precipitating Wall Street crashes.
On a darker note, the show also highlights how the Nordic cult of blondness was adopted by Nazi Germany as a symbol of racial purity, spreading to Josef's Stalin's Soviet Union which celebrated the ideal of the blonde peasant - and on to the film studios of the United States.