forehead


fore·head

noun \ˈfär-əd, ˈfr-; ˈfr-ˌhed also -ˌed\

: the part of the face above the eyes

Full Definition of FOREHEAD

1
:  the part of the face above the eyes
2
:  the front or forepart of something <flames in the forehead of the morning sky — John Milton>

Examples of FOREHEAD

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

First Known Use of FOREHEAD

before 12th century

Related to FOREHEAD

Synonyms
exterior, facade (also façade), face, front, forepart
Antonyms
back, rear, rearward, reverse

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

Rhymes with FOREHEAD

abed, ahead, airhead, baldhead, beachhead, bedspread, bedstead, beebread, behead, bestead, bighead, biped, blackhead, blockhead, bloodred, bloodshed, bobsled, bonehead, brain-dead, break bread, bridgehead, brown bread, bulkhead, bullhead, catch dead, cathead, childbed, clubhead, coed, cokehead, corn bread, corn-fed, cowshed, crackhead, crispbread, crisphead, crossbred, crosshead, daybed, deadhead, death's-head, deathbed, dispread, dogsled, dopehead, drop-dead, drophead, drumhead, dumbhead, egghead, embed, far-red, farmstead, fathead, flatbed, foresaid, French bread, fry bread, Gateshead, gearhead, godhead, greenhead, half-bred, hardhead, highbred, hogshead, homebred, homestead, hophead, hotbed, hothead, ill-bred, inbred, instead, jarhead, juicehead, knock dead, lamed, light bread, lowbred, lunkhead, make head, masthead, meathead, moped, naled, outspread, packthread, phys ed, pinhead, pithead, point spread, pothead, premed, printhead, purebred, quick bread, railhead, redhead, red lead, re-tread, retread, roadbed, roadstead, Roundhead, saphead, scarehead, screw thread, seabed, seedbed, sheep ked, sheepshead, sheetfed, shewbread, shortbread, sickbed, skinhead, snowshed, softhead, sorehead, spearhead, spoon bread, springhead, steelhead, straightbred, streambed, subhead, sweetbread, swellhead, thickhead, toolshed, towhead, trailhead, Turk's head, unbred, undead, unread, unsaid, unthread, untread, Volstead, warhead, webfed, well-bred, wellhead, well-read, white-bread, whitehead, white lead, widespread, wingspread, woodshed, woolshed

fore·head

noun \ˈfr-əd, ˈfär-; ˈfō(ə)r-ˌhed, ˈf(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FOREHEAD

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

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