bald /ˈbɔld/ 形容詞
1. Destitute of the natural or common covering on the head or top, as of hair, feathers, foliage, trees, etc.; as, a bald head; a bald oak.
On the bald top of an eminence. --Wordsworth.
2. Destitute of ornament; unadorned; bare; literal.
In the preface to his own bald translation. --Dryden.
3. Undisguised. “ Bald egotism.”
4. Destitute of dignity or value; paltry; mean. [Obs.]
5. Bot. Destitute of a beard or awn; as, bald wheat.
6. Zool. (a) Destitute of the natural covering. (b) Marked with a white spot on the head; bald-faced.
Bald buzzard Zool., the fishhawk or osprey.
Bald coot Zool., a name of the European coot (Fulica atra), alluding to the bare patch on the front of the head.
adj 1: with no effort to conceal; "a barefaced lie" [syn: barefaced]
2: without the natural or usual covering; "a bald spot on the
lawn"; "bare hills" [syn: bare, denuded, denudate]
3: lacking hair on all or most of the scalp; "a bald pate"; "a
bald-headed gentleman" [syn: bald-headed, bald-pated]
v : grow bald; lose hair on one's head; "He is balding already"