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bald–faced

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adjective \ˈbȯl(d)-ˈfāst\

Simple Definition of bald–faced

  • : easy to see and understand as being bad

  • : showing no guilt or shame : not hiding bad behavior

Full Definition of bald–faced

  1. :  barefaced <a bald–faced lie>

1943

First Known Use of bald–faced

1943


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