Definition of Bald-headed

1. Adjective. Lacking hair on all or most of the scalp. "A bald-headed gentleman"

Exact synonyms: Bald, Bald-pated
Similar to: Hairless
Derivative terms: Baldness

Definition of Bald-headed

1. Adjective. Having a bald head. ¹

2. Adjective. (nautical) (of a square-rigged ship) not having the royals set. ¹

3. Adjective. (nautical) (of a fore-and-aft rigged ship) having the topmasts struck down. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bald-headed

balconette bra
balcony bra
balcony bras
bald-faced hornet
bald-headed (current term)
bald as a coot
bald cypress
bald eagle
bald eagles
bald earn
bald erne
bald patch
bald patches
bald tongue
bald wig

Literary usage of Bald-headed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"THE bald-headed TYRANT O THE quietest home in earth had I, No thought of ... But one day there joined in our household band A bald-headed tyrant from ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"pointing to a bald-headed man sitting just in front of them. ... Mister, have all bald-headed men got money ? " The man took up his paper, and resumed his ..."

3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"Bald-faced stag (popular), a term of derision applied to a bald- headed man. bald-headed row (American), the front seats in the pit of a theatre ..."

4. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1908)
"THE bald-headed MAN. THE other day a lady, accompanied by her son ... "Ma," said the boy, pointing to a bald-headed man sitting just in front of them, ..."

5. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus, George Campbell Macaulay (1904)
"Now as far as these bald-headed men there is abundantly clear information about the land and about the nations on this side of them ; for not only do ..."

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