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Definition of "fair-haired" []

  • Having blond hair: a fair-haired toddler. (adjective)
  • Favorite: "master linguist, Yale dropout and fair-haired boy of the OSS” ( Edward Klein). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fair-haired" in a sentence
  • "No one had ever considered the possibility that this fair-haired, blue-eyed man might have represented himself as a person of African American descent."
  • "Western art has frequently stumbled over the contradiction between the ascetic figure of Jesus of Nazareth and the iconography of Christ inspired by the heroic, Hellenistic ideal: Christ as beautiful, tall and broad-shouldered, God's wide receiver; blue-eyed, fair-haired, a straight aquiline nose, Christ as European prince."
  • "I'm tempted to call Gerald Clayton the fair-haired wonderboy of the piano for the new decade, except that his medusa-like dreadlocks are anything but "fair.""