Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being blond; fairness of complexion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being blond.

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  • noun The characteristic of being blond.

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  • noun the property of having a naturally light complexion

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Examples

  • And she had called the blondness of his hair lovely and had approved of the fact that he liked to wear it overlong.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • She was not so pathetically young as she was pathetically blond, a treacherous, ready-to-fade kind of blondness that one day, now that she had found that very morning her first gray hair, would leave her ashy.

    Americans All Stories of American Life of To-Day

  • His clear blue eyes under the dark brows and framed by the dark lashes, seemed a deeper blue, and accentuated the blondness of hair and skin.

    CHAPTER XV

  • To her, in the bright sun, Billy's blondness was startling.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Tall, well over six foot, but a bendy, willowy uncertain tall, brown one-year sapling rather than slow growing sturdy branch, the tree metaphor extended by the catkins of his light brown dreadlocks, loose and shot with streaks of blondness denoting, she thought fancifully, the several summers he had lived through since he first grew them.

    Occasional sunshine

  • He had a round, red, sun-seared face that he screwed up in a perpetual squint, as if blinded by his own blondness.

    Day of Honey

  • She was conscious of a feeling of guilt, and the thought of it hurt her as she watched the two big men, of a size and blondness, go down the room side by side.

    CHAPTER XXIII

  • He had a round, red, sun-seared face that he screwed up in a perpetual squint, as if blinded by his own blondness.

    Day of Honey

  • The striking blondness, the face, the eyes, the mouth were the same.

    CHAPTER XII

  • Zack, all beaming blondness and supersocial to the core, charmed all the guests, crawling on the lawn and the deck, raising his arms to ask people to pick him up.

    Falling Apart in One Piece

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  • A city is hit by a strange phenomenon. One by one the citizens’ hair turns blond, rendering them incapable of intelligent political discourse. As they abandon their jobs and civic responsibilities for the beach and malls, chaos reigns. The disintegration of society is halted by one natural blonde (Elle Woods?), who inspires the citizens to use their new-found fashion sense as a force for good.

    (I wish I could take credit for this one, but I confess to having lifted it from another site)

    April 28, 2008