strawberry blonde

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: a person having reddish-blond hair
: a reddish-blond color

strawberry blonde

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variants or strawberry blond
: of a reddish-blond color
also : having reddish-blond hair
a strawberry blond child
spelled blond when used of a boy or man and usually blonde when used of a girl or woman

Example Sentences

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But the second episode, involving a trio of people working the night shift at shops next to a truck stop, really only takes off once that familiar mop of strawberry blonde hair comes into view. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 25 Jan. 2023 Amy Ray, the dark-haired irascible one, and Emily Saliers, the strawberry blonde ocean of emotions, have never shied away from excavating their deepest feelings across their 40-year career of hyperverbal acoustic ballading. Robyn Bahr, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Jan. 2023 The strawberry blonde hue popped against her white dress. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 15 Dec. 2022 Days after castmates posted emotional goodbyes to the show, Ariel unveiled a bright new strawberry blonde do. Editors, Seventeen, 28 Nov. 2022 Nicole Kidman was the ultimate strawberry blonde who had sass and class. ELLE, 16 Dec. 2022 Just like strawberry blonde, strawberry brunette covers various shades of brown that are spiked with a little pinky-red strawberry action. Elle Turner, Glamour, 23 Mar. 2022 People are looking for more depth and adding shades red, strawberry blonde, or golden blonde. Fiorella Valdesolo, Town & Country, 15 Aug. 2022 Melanie Shaha's son, known for having a full head of strawberry blonde locks, embarked on a two-year journey to give her the ultimate gift: a new head of hair. Daniella Genovese, Fox News, 27 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1


1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strawberry blonde was in 1880

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“Strawberry blonde.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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