American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having fair hair and skin and usually light eyes: blond Scandinavians.
- adj. Of a flaxen or golden color or of any light shade of auburn or pale yellowish brown: blond hair.
- adj. Light-colored through bleaching: blond furniture.
- n. A person with fair hair and skin and usually light eyes.
- n. A light yellowish brown to dark grayish yellow.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a light golden-brown or golden color: applied to hair; hence, light-colored; fair: applied to complexion, and by extension to persons having light hair or a fair complexion: as, “Godfrey's blond countenance,” Synonyms Fair, etc. See
- n. A person with blond hair and fair complexion.
- n. Blond-lace (which see).
- n. A person of fair hair.
- n. A pale yellowish (golden brown) color, especially as a hair color.
- adj. Of a bleached or pale golden (light yellowish) colour.
- adj. of a person Having blond hair.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of a fair color; light-colored.
- n. a person with fair skin and hair
- n. a light grayish yellow to near white
- adj. being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes
- From Middle French blond m., from Old French blond, blont, from Frankish *blund (“a mixed color between golden and light-brown”), from Proto-Germanic *blundaz (“mixed, blinding”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlendʰ- (“to become turbid, see badly, go blind”). Compare Old English blondenfeax ("grey-haired"), Old English blandan ("to mix"). More at blend. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English blounde, from Old French blonde, of Germanic origin; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Walking around in real life as a blond is a little bit different, I've got to say," he grinned.”
“Though Jodelle Furland in blond hair could probably do the trick as wel or Daveigh Elizabeth Chase (she was the girl in the ring) but look at her these days.”
“Prince, his dark hair bleached blond, is clad in similar footwear and a kiddie police uniform, complete with plastic handcuffs hanging from a belt loop.”
“Blessed art thou, bald eagle in blond wood, beak agape, swoop down and clutch us now.”
“(And a certain blond gentleman and I have to solve our perpetual "we don't have a room to use!" problem by January.)”
“Now, let me be clear that this doesn't officially mean anything, but when almost the entire supporting cast of "Twilight" shows up to the premiere of "Push," which stars a certain blond haired starlet, it has to mean something!”
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“The dorky blond from the WSJ editorial page — Kim Strassel — may be an even bigger fan of Bush (er, President Bush, that is). kafka Says:”
“I suppose now that aging gracefully is out of the question for Nicole Kidman, she can concentrate on more pressing matters, like dying her hair blond from the blue hue she's rocking, and rehearsing the words for the inevitable, "Hey you kids, get off of my lawn".”
“According to the WHO study, the last natural blond is likely to be born in Finland during 2202.”
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