fair-haired

adjective \ ˈfer-ˈherd \

Definition of fair-haired

:specially favored :white-headed used especially in the phrase fair-haired boy

First Known Use of fair-haired

1597


FAIR-HAIRED Defined for English Language Learners

fair-haired

adjective

Definition of fair-haired for English Language Learners

  • : having light or blond hair

  • : especially well-liked or admired



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