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bald-headed

adjective

Definition of bald-headed

1 : bald
2 of a schooner : without topmasts

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First Known Use of bald-headed

1580

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bald-headed

adverb

Definition of bald-headed

: in a rush without care or caution : precipitately
  • she came out bald-headed and accused me of having stolen the case
  • —Valentine Williams
  • the planes went bald-headed for the enemy squadron

Origin and Etymology of bald-headed


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