Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » B » Bake ... Bald-faced

BALD

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does bald mean? 

BALD (adjective)
  The adjective BALD has 3 senses:

1. with no effort to conceal
2. lacking hair on all or most of the scalp
3. without the natural or usual covering

  Familiarity information: BALD used as an adjective is uncommon.


BALD (verb)
  The verb BALD has 1 sense:

1. grow bald; lose hair on one's head

  Familiarity information: BALD used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BALD (adjective)


Sense 1bald [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With no effort to conceal

Synonyms:

bald; barefaced

Context example:

a barefaced lie

Similar:

open; overt (open and observable; not secret or hidden)


Sense 2bald [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking hair on all or most of the scalp

Synonyms:

bald-headed; bald-pated; bald

Context examples:

a bald pate / a bald-headed gentleman

Similar:

hairless (having no hair or fur)


Sense 3bald [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Without the natural or usual covering

Synonyms:

denudate; denuded; bald

Context examples:

a bald spot on the lawn / bare hills

Similar:

bare (lacking its natural or customary covering)


BALD (verb)


Sense 1bald [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Grow bald; lose hair on one's head

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

He is balding already

Hypernyms (to "bald" is one way to...):

grow; turn (pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

They bald


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"If the shoe fits, wear it." (English proverb)

"Who follows his head follows the head of an ass" (Breton proverb)

"One day is for us, and the other is against us." (Arabic proverb)

"By firelight, an old rag looks like sturdy hemp fabric." (Corsican proverb)

 BALD: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 
» BALD

Page delivered in 0.0425 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: