Definition of Forehead

1. Noun. The part of the face above the eyes.

Exact synonyms: Brow
Group relationships: Face, Human Face
Generic synonyms: Feature, Lineament
Terms within: Crinion, Trichion



2. Noun. The large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits.
Exact synonyms: Frontal Bone, Os Frontale
Terms within: Glabella, Mesophyron, Metopion, Ophryon, Frontal Eminence
Generic synonyms: Membrane Bone
Group relationships: Braincase, Brainpan, Cranium

Definition of Forehead

1. n. The front of that part of the head which incloses the brain; that part of the face above the eyes; the brow.

Definition of Forehead

1. Noun. (anatomy) The part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forehead

1. the part of the face above the eyes [n -S]

Medical Definition of Forehead

1. The part of the face above the eyes. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forehead

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forehead (current term)
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Literary usage of Forehead

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

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... Whilst headlong from his seat beside the wheel, With mouth and nostrils bleeding, elbows rent, And the smooth forehead bruised above his brows, ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"OF THE forehead AND TEMPLES From <O£ the Beauty of Women ' CELSO—To return to ... The forehead must be spacious; that is, wide and high, fair and serene. ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"The forehead, the shape of the ears and nose were almost the same. The lines of the mouth were very peculiar, and I should say exactly the same. ..."

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