TIL that blond/blonde is the only commonly-used adjective in Modern English that changes based on the gender of the noun it’s modifying, such as “blond man” and “blonde woman.” Brunet/brunette changes with gender, too, but is rarely used, and many dictionaries are trying to phase out blond/blonde.

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That’s why I use blonx instead of either. /s

pageboysam

Then you have me out here using whichever form I feel like with absolutely no knowledge of which is correct.

josephseeed

Dictionaries don’t “phase out” words. They report on words. Words happen and dictionaries talk about them.

arcosapphire

Fiancée and fiancé except they’re not adjectives.

nister1

Interestingly adjective ending in -ve imported from French are normally in the feminine form, for example, naïve instead of naïf, pensive instead of pensif.

BooksInTheClouds