Definition of Baldly

1. Adverb. In a bald manner. "This book is, to put it baldly, an uneven work."

Partainyms: Bald

Definition of Baldly

1. adv. Nakedly; without reserve; inelegantly.

Definition of Baldly

1. Adverb. In a bald manner. ¹

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Definition of Baldly

1. in a plain and blunt manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baldly

balderdashes
balderdashing
baldest
baldfaced
baldhead
baldheaded
baldheads
baldie
baldier
baldies
baldiest
balding
baldish
baldist
baldists
baldly (current term)
baldmoney
baldness
baldnesses
baldpate
baldpated
baldpates
baldrib
baldribs
baldric
baldrick
baldricks
baldrics
balds
balductum

Literary usage of Baldly

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1918)
"Stated thus baldly it is hardly a theme suggestive of palpitating suspense, deep penetrating dread, uncanny suggestive- ness that makes a reader ..."

2. Economics: An Introduction for the General Reader by Henry Clay (1918)
"Put baldly, the view is that business is something outside morality, ... The view, however, is seldom put baldly ; more frequently it is expressed in the ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1896)
"... not instruct the jury simply and baldly that the landowner could recover only for the most valuable use, nor did the court instruct the jury baldly that ..."

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