Meaning of “bareheaded” in the English Dictionary


"bareheaded" in English

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bareheadedadjective, adverb

uk /ˌbeəˈhed.ɪd/ us /ˈberˌhed.ɪd/

Examples from literature

  • In all weathers they are bareheaded. 
  • She followed him as, bareheaded, he hurried out of the room into the street. 
  • She was bareheaded, and her hair was gathered in a knot at the back. 
  • The figure was bareheaded, and about the brow locks of grizzled hair hung in tufts. 
  • They were both bareheaded, and the man's heavy black hair and curling black mustache, and the girl's coronal of golden braids and the profile of her fair face left no doubt about the two. 

(Definition of “bareheaded” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bareheaded" in American English

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bareheadedadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈberˈhed·ɪd, ˈbær-/

without any covering on your head:

Some of the men wore hats, and some were bareheaded.

(Definition of “bareheaded” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)