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bald

bald

 
 
pronunciation:
bawld
parts of speech:
adjective, intransitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having little or no hair on the scalp.
a bald man
synonyms:
baldheaded
antonyms:
hairy
similar words:
balding, glabrous, hairless, tonsured
definition 2: lacking a natural growth or covering.
a bald mountainside
synonyms:
denuded, treeless
similar words:
barren, bleak, exposed, stark
definition 3: having no supplementary details or ornamentation; plain; bare.
the bald truth
synonyms:
bare, outright, plain, unvarnished
similar words:
downright, naked, simple, straightforward, unadorned, unequivocal, unqualified
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: balded, balding, balds
definition: to lose hair on the scalp.
derivations: baldish (adj.), baldly (adv.), baldness (n.)
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