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blondie Syllabification: blond·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈbländē/

Definition of blondie in English:

noun (plural blondies)

1 informal A blond-haired person, typically a woman (usually as a form of address): you have a great imagination, blondie we never did manage to bag any major roles in the nativity play—it was always the blue-eyed blondies who played the angels
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  • I think you're confusing her with Maxie, the blondie that I met down at the gym last Thursday.
  • "I understand a heck of a lot more than you do blondie," I replied.
  • "Be quiet, blondie."
2A small square of dense, pale-colored cake, typically of a butterscotch or vanilla flavor: cut brownies, blondies, or other sweet squares into very small pieces
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  • "No one," he urged, nibbling his half of the shared blondie, "ever expects a rejection or a bad review."
  • I saw some of the other Daring Bakers came up with sweet potato butterscotch blondies, avocado brownies, spinach cake that was really green, and an awe-inspiring Swiss roll with purple yams.
  • There are also lemon bars, raspberry-almond bars, brownies, blondies, hermit bars, cupcakes and several varieties of rather flat scones ($2.50 to $3).


Late 19th century: (in sense 1); from blond + -ie; sense 2 after brownie (sense 1).

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