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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fair haird]
    • /fɛər hɛərd/
    • /feə(r) -heəd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair haird]
    • /fɛər hɛərd/

Definitions of fair-haired word

  • adjective fair-haired having light-colored hair. 1
  • idioms fair-haired fair-haired boy, Informal. a person, especially a young one, treated as a favorite or considered especially promising by a superior or the members of a group: He's the fair-haired boy of the literary set. 1
  • adjective fair-haired blond, blonde 1
  • adjective fair-haired person: favoured 1
  • adjective fair-haired having blonde or light-coloured hair 0
  • adjective fair-haired having blond hair 0

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Origin of fair-haired

First appearance:

before 1620
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1620-30; fair1 + hair + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Fair-haired


fair-haired popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for fair-haired

adj fair-haired

  • darling — You call someone darling if you love them or like them very much.
  • fancy — imagination or fantasy, especially as exercised in a capricious manner.
  • favored — regarded or treated with preference or partiality: Her beauty made her the favored child.
  • fortunate — having good fortune; receiving good from uncertain or unexpected sources; lucky: a fortunate young actor who got the lead in the play.
  • lucky — having or marked by good luck; fortunate: That was my lucky day.

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