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noun [C] uk ( also baldie)   /ˈbɔːl.di/ us    /ˈbɑːl-/ humorous
an unkind name for someone who has lost or is losing the hair on their head: "Hey, baldy!"
Translations of “baldy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 禿子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秃子…
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