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Definition of "bald" []

  • Lacking hair on the head. (adjective)
  • Lacking a natural or usual covering: a bald spot on the lawn. (adjective)
  • Lacking treads: a bald tire. (adjective)
  • Zoology Having white feathers or markings on the head, as in some birds or mammals. (adjective)
  • Lacking ornamentation; unadorned. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bald" in a sentence
  • "Similarly, on this view the set of bald people does not have a fuzzy boundary; rather, our linguistic stipulations do not fully specify which set of people corresponds to the extension of ˜bald™."
  • "[2] Gr. and others translate 'unhár' by 'bald'; _old and bald_."
  • "There is a Mountain which they call the bald Mountain which you pass by as you cross"