ash-blond

or ash-blonde

[ ash-blond ]
/ ˈæʃˈblɒnd /

adjective

pale, grayish blond: ash-blond hair.

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Origin of ash-blond

First recorded in 1900–05

OTHER WORDS FROM ash-blond

ash blond, ash blonde, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for ash-blond

  • Olive Dunleavy was shinily present, her ash-blond hair in a new coiffure.

    The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
  • Within the car, seen through the snow-mist, was a girl of twenty-two or three, with satiny slim features and ash-blond hair.

    The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
  • He is the darlingest child, with ash-blond hair cut Dutch style.

    The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
  • Had Jane told her firmly that she had not seen that comb in that ash-blond hair she might have been hypnotized into agreement.

    The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman