blonden

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From blond +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

blonden (third-person singular simple present blondens, present participle blondening, simple past and past participle blondened)

  1. (intransitive) To turn blond
    • 2009, Jonathan Goldstein, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bible!, page 103:
      "Gamboling, sashaying, waving the parchment — bathed in the ever-blondening halo of our father's sweet deathbed blessing."
  2. (transitive) To make blond
    • 2014, Nancy Freedman, Sappho: The Tenth Muse, page 42:
      Kleis was still in the midst of preparation. For a woman past child- bearing years, there was more foundation work. Before cosmetics could be applied, a compound of egg whites was used to eradicate wrinkles and scytharium wood to blonden her hair.
    • 2016, Boze Hadleigh, Marilyn Forever:
      I heard that she got it after overhearing someone at a party refer to her as a chinless wonder. Of course she also had her hair blondened beyond what it was, and that's where I can claim credit.

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blonden

  1. inflected form of blond

Old English[edit]

Verb[edit]

blonden

  1. Alternative form of blanden