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bald

adjective uk   /bɔːld/ us    /bɑːld/

bald adjective (NO HAIR)

B1 with little or no hair on the head: At 20 he was already going bald.as bald as a coot UK informal ( US as bald as a cue ball) completely bald: When he took off his hat, we saw that he was as bald as a coot!
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bald adjective (PLAIN)

basic and with no unnecessary words or detail: There was just this bald statement of resignation - no explanation or anything.

bald adjective (SMOOTH)

a bald tyre is one that has worn away to become very smooth and is therefore dangerous: The tyre was completely bald.
baldness
noun [U] uk   /ˈbɔːld.nəs/ us    /ˈbɑːld-/
He suffered from premature baldness, losing his hair in his twenties. The baldness of her question shocked him.
Translations of “bald”
in Korean 대머리의…
in Arabic أَصْلَع…
in French chauve, dépourvu de plumes, de poils…
in Turkish kel, az saçı olan, çıplak…
in Italian calvo, pelato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禿頭的…
in Russian лысый, голый, неприкрашенный…
in Polish łysy, nagi, bezceremonialny…
in Spanish calvo, pelado, escueto…
in Portuguese calvo, careca…
in German kahl, unverblümt…
in Catalan calb…
in Japanese 髪のない, 髪の薄い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秃头的…
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