bald-headed

adjective

Definition of bald-headed

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : bald
2 of a schooner : without topmasts

bald-headed

adverb

Definition of bald-headed (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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First Known Use of bald-headed

Adjective

1580, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bald-headed was in 1580

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“Bald-headed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bald-headed. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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