Pronunciation of Bald
/bˈɔːld/, /bˈɔːld/, /b_ˈɔː_l_d/
Synonyms for bald:
frizz, lank, eagle, scraggly, inner tube, balding, bouffant, flyaway, pithy, shaggy, disputed, shoulder-length, spoke, avowed, declared, matted, close-cropped, unkempt, Whitewall, swept-back, undiluted, understated, split ends, retread, unscripted, coiffured, unbalanced, tousled, bad hair day, frizzy, coiffed, wiry, hubcap, tire, radial, flange.
having no covering (adjective)
simple, unadorned (adjective)
unpoetical, candid, unadorned, uncluttered, stark, straightforward, unpretentious, blunt, honest, direct, outspoken, intelligible, simple, ordinary, folksy, casual, frank, informal, Plain-spoken, prosaic, clear.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for bald:
- " It does," said the Bald Impostor. - "Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective", Ellis Parker Butler.
- For example, when two or more met at the door of the elevator they had been known to stand for a full minute urging precedence upon the other, and no gentleman, however bald or susceptible to draughts, would converse with a lady with his head covered. - "The Dude Wrangler", Caroline Lockhart.
- One of them was dark and bald, and had just such a border of hair at the back as Rogozhinsky. - "Resurrection", Maude, Louise Shanks.