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Meaning of BALD

Pronunciation:  bold

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  lacking hair on all or most of the scalp; "a bald pate"; "a bald-headed gentleman"
  2. [adj]  without the natural or usual covering; "a bald spot on the lawn"; "bare hills"
  3. [adj]  with no effort to conceal; "a barefaced lie"
  4. [v]  grow bald; lose hair on one's head; "He is balding already"

BALD is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bald-headed, bald-pated, bare, barefaced, denudate, denuded, hairless, open, overt, uncovered
 See Also: grow, turn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bald\, a. [OE. balled, ballid, perh. the p. p. of ball to
reduce to the roundness or smoothness of a ball, by removing
hair. [root]85. But cf. W. bali whiteness in a horse's
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.

3. Undisguised. `` Bald egotism.'' --Lowell.

4. Destitute of dignity or value; paltry; mean. [Obs.]

5. (Bot.) Destitute of a beard or awn; as, bald wheat.

6. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) Destitute of the natural covering.
   (b) Marked with a white spot on the head; bald-faced.

{Bald buzzard} (Zo["o]l.), the fishhawk or osprey.

{Bald coot} (Zo["o]l.), a name of the European coot ({Fulica
   atra}), alluding to the bare patch on the front of the

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are going bald suggests a lack of self-esteem or worries about getting older. Alternatively, baldness symbolizes humility, purity, and personal sacrifice. You are at a stage in your life where you are confident in fully exposing yourself.
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