- having light-colored hair.
- fair-haired boy, Informal. a person, especially a young one, treated as a favorite or considered especially promising by a superior or the members of a group: He's the fair-haired boy of the literary set.
Origin of fair-haired
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Examples from the Web for fair-haired
The fair-haired Chris Matthews was in a scary striped number in baby blue and pink.Forget the Electoral College—Who Won the Battle of the Neckties?
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“A fair-haired fellow,” the last observed in a placid tone, and paused.The Secret Agent
The Englishman had the torso of a prize-fighter, with a face like that of a fair-haired baby.
She was a fair-haired girl, gentle and timid, and was pre-destined for misfortune.
She was very pretty, fair-haired and fresh looking at that time.L'Assommoir
In fact, he is a sort of fair-haired Napoleon in nature as well.The Christian