Definition of flaxen
1 : made of flax
2 : resembling flax especially in pale soft strawy color flaxen hair
Examples of flaxen in a Sentence
fields of flaxen wheat waving in the wind
Recent Examples of flaxen from the Web
Ms. Krauss’s loose, flaxen waves and smoky eye shadow were, in fact, left over from a Randy Travis tribute show at Bridgestone Arena the night before.
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First Known Use of flaxen
FLAXEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flaxen for English Language Learners
: having a pale yellow color
FLAXEN Defined for Kids
Definition of flaxen for Students
: having a light yellow color flaxen hair
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