[ US /ˈbɔɫd/ ]
[ UK /bˈɔːld/ ]
  1. lacking hair on all or most of the scalp
    a bald-headed gentleman
    a bald pate
  2. with no effort to conceal
    a barefaced lie
  3. without the natural or usual covering
    a bald spot on the lawn
    bare hills
  1. grow bald; lose hair on one's head
    He is balding already
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How To Use bald In A Sentence

  • One can only guess at the research and detective work that has gone into the bald details recorded for each piece.
  • A copyreader might not find it perfect, for the assault is allotted too much space and the pursuit too little, but it tells the story in its baldest aspect. Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence A Manual for Reporters, Correspondents, and Students of Newspaper Writing
  • On his way out, he met Baldwin dressed soberly in a black frock coat and pantaloons.
  • He is then heard of as plotting with Garibaldi in Italy, as secretary of a legation in Japan, and in other parts of the world.
  • Dustin Archibald, 21, of Denham Springs surrendered to Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies on Thursday. Louisiana Trail-Cam Thief Says He Was Protecting Deer
  • More than one modern historian has enjoyed wrestling with the question: was Charles the Bald really bald?
  • So how, precisely, do I find myself the father of a teenage owner of one 5-year-old, skewbald, equine quadruped, about 13 hands tall, who answers, rather inattentively, to the name Buttons? Finding the Next Winner
  • He will have noted the height, build, and general appearance of the two men: one was fat, middle-aged, and bald and had a scar over his left eye; the other younger, fair-haired, more athletic, and had a moustache.
  • I. iii.21 (405,9) He shall live a man forbid] Mr. Theobald has very justly explained _forbid_ by _accursed_, but without giving any reason of his interpretation. Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies
  • The idea of going grey doesn't bother me, but I'd hate to go bald.
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