Definition of 'balding'

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Example sentences containing 'balding'

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With balding men, hair can be taken from the chest. The Sun (2016)We are all extremely important men and we are all balding with grey hair and round spectacles. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The officer rubbed his balding head and uttered something most unworthy. Baxter, Stephen Anti-Ice (1993)Stop using my leg razors to shave your balding head. The Sun (2015)He is slight with a prominent nose and balding head. Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)He was elderly by combat aircrew standards and his balding head and weathered face singled him out from the others. Len Deighton BomberWith her balding head, she felt a mess. Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)What could he say, faced with the messy tears and rapidly balding head of his once presentable bride? Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)His appearance was distinctive, for apart from his considerable height he wore white cotton wool under his white cap to protect his balding head from the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Trends of 'balding'

Used Occasionally. balding is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'balding'

British English: balding ADJECTIVE
Someone who is balding is beginning to lose the hair on the top of their head.
He was balding with long grey hair round the edges.
  • American English: balding
  • Brazilian Portuguese: começando a ficar calvo
  • Chinese: 开始秃顶的
  • European Spanish: parcialmente calvo
  • French: qui perd ses cheveux
  • German: mit beginnender Glatze
  • Italian: che si stempia
  • Japanese: 頭のはげかかった
  • Korean: 머리가 벗겨지는
  • European Portuguese: a começar a ficar calvo
  • Latin American Spanish: parcialmente calvo


Definition of balding from the Collins English Dictionary
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