blonde

[[t]blɒ̱nd[/t]]
blondes, blonder
(The form blonde is usually used to refer to women, and blond to refer to men.)
1) COLOUR A woman who has blonde hair has pale-coloured hair. Blonde hair can be very light brown or light yellow. The form blond is used when describing men.

There were two little girls, one Asian and one with blonde hair...

The baby had blond curls.

2) ADJ-GRADED Someone who is blonde has blonde hair.

She was tall, blonde, and attractive...

He was blonder than his brother.

...the striking blond actor.

3) N-COUNT A blonde is a woman who has blonde hair.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • blonde — [ blɔ̃d ] n. f. • 1740; de blond ♦ Techn. Dentelle légère au fuseau, faite à l origine de soie écrue. ● blonde nom féminin Cigarette de tabac blond. Bière blonde. Dentelle aux fuseaux, que l on exécuta d abord en soie écrue, d où son nom.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Blonde — Le nom est surtout porté dans le Haut Rhin et le Territoire de Belfort, où il est souvent écrit Blondé. C est en principe une variante de Blond (celui qui a les cheveux blonds). Il existe aussi des Blonde (ou Blondé) dans le Nord Pas de Calais …   Noms de famille

  • Blonde — 〈[ blɔ̃:d] f. 19; Textilw.〉 Seidenspitze mit Mustern * * * Blon|de [ blɔndə , auch: blõ:d(ə) ], die; , n […dn̩] [frz. blonde; ↑ blond (nach der Farbe der verwendeten Rohseide)]: feine ↑ Spitze (8) aus Seide mit Blumen u. Figurenmuster. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Blonde — Blonde: I.Blonde,die:1.⇨Blondine–2.einekühleB.:⇨Bier(b) II.Blonde,das:einBlondes:⇨Bier(b) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • blonde — BLONDE. s. f. Espèce de dentelle de soie. Coiffure de blonde. Fichu de petite blonde …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • blonde — ► ADJECTIVE (also blond) 1) (of hair) fair or pale yellow. 2) having fair hair and a light complexion. ► NOUN 1) a woman with blonde hair. 2) the colour of blonde hair. ORIGIN French, from Latin blundus, blondus yel …   English terms dictionary

  • Blonde — Blonde, n. [F.] 1. A person of very fair complexion, with light hair and light blue eyes. [Written also {blond}.] [1913 Webster] 2. [So called from its color.] A kind of silk lace originally of the color of raw silk, now sometimes dyed; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blonde — blonde; blonde·ness; …   English syllables

  • blonde — Blonde, f. Comme perruque blonde, Cesaries flaua, aurea …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • blonde — late 15c.; see BLOND (Cf. blond) (adj.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • blonde — [bländ] adj. BLOND: esp. fem. form, but in Brit. usage preferred for all senses n. 1. a blond woman or girl 2. a type of silk bobbin lace: so called because originally flaxen in color …   English World dictionary

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