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bald

adjective
 
 
/bɔːld/
NO HAIR B1 with little or no hair: John started to go bald at an early age. I've got a bald patch/spot.Hair
INFORMATION [always before noun] Bald facts or ways of saying things are very clear and are not intended to comfort you.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyCrude and basic
baldness noun [U]
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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