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forehead

fore·head

forehead

 
 
pronunciation:
for hed
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of the human face above the eyes and below the typical hairline; brow.
She kissed her sleeping child on the forehead.The work was exhausting, and his forehead was soon covered with sweat.
similar words:
brow
definition 2: the corresponding part of the face of any animal.
The cat likes to be scratched on its forehead.
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The word forehead contains the following part:
fore- Old English root that means before, in time or position