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English definition of “balding”

balding

adjective [not gradable] (WITHOUT HAIR)   /ˈbɔl·dɪŋ/
beginning to lose the hair on your head: He was plump and balding but very attractive to women.
(Definition of balding adjective (WITHOUT HAIR) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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