blond

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blond

light-colored hair or complexion: He has blond hair and blue eyes.
Not to be confused with:
blonde – a blond-haired female: A beautiful blonde stepped onto the stage.

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 ?
This bit of skull, with the tuft of blond hair, was his; this is his hat.
She was a commonplace middle-aged woman, in silk and cashmere; but the lady on the left of my father was not more than twenty, a tall, slim, willowy figure, with luxuriant blond hair, arranged in cunning braids and folds that looked almost too massive for the slight figure and the small-featured, thin-lipped face they crowned.
"How delightful to meet you, Miss Brooke," he said, raising his hat and showing his sleekly waving blond hair. "It has hastened the pleasure I was looking forward to."
Ancient it was beyond question; white it was as the blond hair attested.
As his waning voice neared the end of the lines, a large woman, crowned with an amazing wealth of blond hair, thrust rudely past Edna, trod heavily on her toes, and shoved her contemptuously to the side.
Her magnificent blond hair was plaited in a ravishing manner, she was dressed entirely in that sky blue which becomes fair people so well, a bit of coquetry which she had learned from Colombe, and her eyes were swimming in that languor of love which becomes them still better.
"Miss Morrison is a little ethereal slip of a girl, with timid eyes and blond hair, but I found her by no means wanting in shrewdness and common-sense.
He had a beaming face, and a sort of pinkish blond hair. "Fancy you being Butteridge.
POLICE are hunting a 'balding man with dirty blond hair' after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted at a bus stop.
Police said the thug armed with the knife was described as around 15 to 18 years old, white, with a bright blue jacket, short blond hair and stubble.
An exception is the genetics of hair colour for which, largely thanks to studies in mice, a number of genes are known that are associated with both blond hair and red hair.
The first suspect is described as a white man, 19-21, slim to medium build, 5ft 7ins tall, with blond hair.