Definition of Light-haired
1. Adjective. Being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes. "A house full of light-haired children"
Attributes: Complexion, Skin Color, Skin Colour
Similar to: Ash-blonde, Platinum-blonde, Towheaded, Fair, Fairish, Flaxen, Sandy, Nordic, Redheaded
Derivative terms: Blondness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Light-haired
Literary usage of Light-haired
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1865)
"... him to say that he considered the first Asiatic invaders to have been fair complexioned, and that the light haired Europeans were their descendants. ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1870)
"They are a light-haired race ; we are more commonly dark- haired ; and, above all, there is some difference in the shape of our skulls, which involves a ..."
3. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1852)
"... or light-haired variety, who have commonly gray or azure-blue eyes, combined wilh a fair complexion, which acquires a ruddy instead of a bronze tinge on ..."
4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"Men, too, who had light-haired sisters or daughters whom they wished to get rid of, were continually dropping in with them, telling them to walk up and down ..."
5. Man and His Migrations by Robert Gordon Latham (1852)
"... the Ural Mountain! and the Volga—area of the light-haired families—Turanians— the Kelts of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Gaul—the Goths—the Sarmatians—the ..."
6. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"have a face with light complexion. light haired ... be light haired, blond, red-haired. light switch ..."