- 1having little or no hair on the head He started going bald in his twenties.
- 2without any of the usual hair, marks, etc. covering the skin or surface of something Our dog has a bald patch on its leg. a bald tire (= a tire whose surface has become smooth)
- 3 without any extra explanation or detail to help you understand or accept what is being said The bald truth is that we don't need you any longer. The letter was a bald statement of our legal position. see also baldly
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NAmE//bɔldnəs//noun [uncountable] He wore a hat to hide his baldness.