- (anthropology) The presence of blond hair and relatively pale skin and eyes in a member of a usually darker race.
1927, John Macmillan Brown, Peoples & problems of the Pacific, volume 2, page 276:
- Blondism artificially produced in Micronesia and Melanesia as in Polynesia indicates a blond element in the last conquering immigration.
1931, Carleton Stevens Coon, Tribes of the Rif, page 348:
- In the beard latent blondism is likely to come out.