(of a woman or girl) having fair hair and usually fair skin and light eyes.
a woman or girl having this coloration.

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blondeness, noun

blond, blonde (see usage note at the current entry).

The spelling blonde is still widely used for the noun that specifies a woman or girl with fair hair: The blonde with the baby in her arms is my anthropology professor. Some people object to this as an unnecessary distinction, preferring blond for all persons: My sister is thinking of becoming a blond for a while. As an adjective, the word is more usually spelled blond in reference to either sex (an energetic blond girl; two blond sons), although the form blonde is occasionally still used of a female: the blonde model and her escort. The spelling blond is almost always used for the adjective describing hair, complexion, etc.: His daughter has blond hair and hazel eyes. Unabridged
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blonde (blɒnd)
1.  (of women'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.  (of soft furnishings, wood, etc) light in colour
4.  a person, esp a woman, having light-coloured hair and skin
5.  Also called: blonde lace a French pillow lace, originally of unbleached cream-coloured Chinese silk, later of bleached or black-dyed silk
[C15: from Old French blond (fem blonde), probably of Germanic origin; related to Late Latin blundus yellow, Italian biondo, Spanish blondo]

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Example sentences
He was pale pink, with poker-straight reddish-brown hair that later grew into
  platinum-blonde curls.
The blonde half of the joke is as false as any other joke of its derogatory
  ilk, but the other half gets at a fact about writers.
Her straightened hair had been streaked with blonde highlights, and her skin
The monks couldn't believe our blonde hair, blue eyes, and camera equipment.
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