One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having light-coloured hair.‘he was fair-skinned and light-haired’
fair-haired, golden-haired, tow-headedView synonyms
- ‘The girl was so dark-eyed and dark-haired, that she seemed to receive a deeper and more lustrous colour from the sun when it shone upon her, the boy was so light-eyed and light-haired that the self-same rays appeared to draw out of him what little colour he ever possessed.’
- ‘Dark-haired people can be just as congenial as light-haired people, I assume.’
- ‘The light-haired, dark-eyed Bonnaire was just 15 when she caused a sensation among Gallic cinephiles.’
- ‘The article said he goes for light-haired girls.’
- ‘"Mr. Johnson has been feeling poorly," a tall, light-haired man with a goatee spoke.’
- ‘She nervously looked away as the passenger side window descended, revealing a light-haired young man peering out at her.’
- ‘The second son, a light-haired, blue-eyed version of his father, watched his older brother with disinterest.’
- ‘Behind them stood a little, delicate-looking, light-haired, English boy carrying a bag.’
- ‘He grew attached to his lawyers, in particular to Oliver, a small, light-haired woman fluent in French.’
- ‘All the men were Danes, I could see, for all, light-haired or dark, wore their hair long and in two braids.’
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