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noun fore·head \ˈfär-əd, ˈfȯr-; ˈfȯr-ˌhed also -ˌed\

Simple Definition of forehead

  • : the part of the face above the eyes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forehead

  1. 1 :  the part of the face above the eyes

  2. 2 :  the front or forepart of something <flames in the forehead of the morning sky — John Milton>

Examples of forehead in a sentence

  1. <the forehead of the ancient temple features a frieze of dramatically posed figures>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of forehead

before 12th century

Rhymes with forehead

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FOREHEAD Defined for Kids


noun fore·head \ˈfȯr-əd, ˈfȯr-ˌhed\

Definition of forehead for Students

  1. :  the part of the face above the eyes

Medical Dictionary


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noun fore·head \ˈfȯr-əd, ˈfär-; ˈfō(ə)r-ˌhed, ˈfȯ(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of forehead

  1. :  the part of the face above the eyes—called also brow, frons

Illustration of forehead

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