Blondest vs Blandest - What's the difference?

blondest | blandest |


As adjectives the difference between blondest and blandest

is that blondest is (blond) while blandest is (bland).

blondest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (blond)
  • (blonde)

  • blond

    English

    (wikipedia blond)

    Alternative forms

    * blonde

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person of fair hair.
  • A pale yellowish (golden brown) color, especially as a hair color.
  • Usage notes

    *This word can vary according to gender, with "blond" being used of males and "blonde" of females, following French usage. * Some writers, especially in the US, treat the spellings as interchangeable or use blond gender-neutrally. * Traditional terms for light hair are "fair(-haired]])''", "''fairheaded''", "''flaxen''", "''tow-haired''", and "''towhead([[towheaded, ed) ".

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Of a bleached or pale golden (light yellowish) colour.
  • blond hair
    blonde''' ale''; '''''blonde beer
  • * 1914 , in the American Anthropologist :
  • She has a blond complexion, with brown hair and gray eyes.
  • :* {{quote-magazine, year=2011, month=Feb, title=Beauty Confessions, volume=216, issue=2, page=60, magazine=Redbook, passage=If you're going one or two shades lighter, don't even touch your brows. But if you're making a big change, soften them by tinting them with home haircolor: a lighter shade of brown for blonder shades, a golden shade if you're dyeing your hair red.
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  • (of a, person) Having blond hair.
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  • Derived terms

    * ash blond/ash blonde * bleached blond/bleached blonde * blondie * blondish * blondism * blondly/blondely * blond metal * blond moment/blonde moment * blondness/blondeness * bottle blond/bottle blonde * dirty blond/dirty blonde * dishwater blond/dishwater blonde * dumb blond/dumb blonde * golden blond/golden blonde * honey blond/honey blonde * peroxide blond/peroxide blonde * platinum blond/platinum blonde * sandy blond/sandy blonde * strawberry blond/strawberry blonde * ultrablond * Venetian blond/Venetian blonde * white blond/white blonde

    See also

    * brunet, brunette *

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To color or dye blond
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    blandest

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (bland)
  • Anagrams

    *

    bland

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) blanden, blonden, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To mix; blend; mingle.
  • To connect; associate.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) bland, from (etyl) bland, .

    Alternative forms

    * (Scotland)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Mixture; union.
  • An agreeable summer beverage prepared from the whey of churned milk, common among the inhabitants of the Shetland Islands.
  • Derived terms
    *

    Etymology 3

    Ultimately from (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Mild; soft, gentle, balmy; smooth in manner; suave.
  • *1818 , (John Keats), Sonnet :
  • *:Where didst thou find, young Bard, thy sounding lyre? / Where the bland accent, and the tender tone?
  • *
  • *:“A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland , invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
  • Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.
  • :
  • Lacking in taste, flavor, or vigor.
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