Definition of Bald

1. Verb. Grow bald; lose hair on one's head. "They bald "; "He is balding already"

Generic synonyms: Grow, Turn



2. Adjective. With no effort to conceal. "A barefaced lie"
Exact synonyms: Barefaced
Similar to: Open, Overt

3. Adjective. Lacking hair on all or most of the scalp. "A bald-headed gentleman"
Exact synonyms: Bald-headed, Bald-pated
Similar to: Hairless
Derivative terms: Baldness

4. Adjective. Without the natural or usual covering. "Bare hills"
Exact synonyms: Denudate, Denuded
Similar to: Bare

Definition of Bald

1. a. Destitute of the natural or common covering on the head or top, as of hair, feathers, foliage, trees, etc.; as, a bald head; a bald oak.

Definition of Bald

1. Adjective. Having no hair, fur or feathers. ¹

2. Adjective. Of tyres: whose surface is worn away. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a statement: empirically unsupported. ¹

4. Noun. (Appalachian) A mountain summit or crest that lacks forest growth despite a warm climate conducive to such, as is found in many places in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) to become bald ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bald

1. lacking hair [adj BALDER, BALDEST] / to become bald [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: bald

Medical Definition of Bald

1. 1. Destitute of the natural or common covering on the head or top, as of hair, feathers, foliage, trees, etc.; as, a bald head; a bald oak. "On the bald top of an eminence." (Wordsworth) 2. Destitute of ornament; unadorned; bare; literal. "In the preface to his own bald translation." (Dryden) 3. Undisguised. " Bald egotism." 4. Destitute of dignity or value; paltry; mean. 5. Destitute of a beard or awn; as, bald wheat. 6. Destitute of the natural covering. Marked with a white spot on the head; bald-faced. Bald buzzard, a name of the European coot (Fulica atra), alluding to the bare patch on the front of the head. Origin: OE. Balled, ballid, perh. The p.p. Of ball to reduce to the roundness or smoothness of a ball, by removing hair. But cf. W. Bali whiteness in a horse's forehead. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bald

balbriggan
balbriggans
balbuties
balcon
balconet
balconets
balconette
balconette bra
balconettes
balconied
balconies
balcony bra
balcony bras
balconylike
bald (current term)
bald-faced
bald-faced hornet
bald-headed
bald-pated
bald as a coot
bald cypress
bald eagle
bald eagles
bald earn
bald erne
bald patch
bald patches
bald tongue
bald wig

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