Definition of pate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//peɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//peɪt//
(old use or humorous) Describing hair
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the top part of the head, especially when there is no hair on it The sun beat down on his bald pate. See related entries: Describing hair Word OriginMiddle English: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pate

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