Of a reasonable shade light-colored as blond hair a blond complexion
- becoming or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes
- you with reasonable epidermis and tresses
- a light grayish yellow to near white
- Alt. of Blonde
belated 15c., from Old French blont "fair, blond" (12c.), from Medieval Latin blundus "yellow," maybe from Frankish *blund. When it is a Germanic word, it really is perhaps related to Old English blonden-feax "gray-haired," from blondan, blandan "to mix" (see blend (v.)). According to Littr
- c.1755 of a form of lace, 1822 of persons; from blond (adj.).
- blond [masculine]
- fair [of tresses]
- yellow-colored [Am.] [hair]
- dumb [Am.] [coll.]
(v. t.) Alt. of Blonde
A gust of wind whipped at her full skirt and tossed her long blond curls into the air.