Adjective "balding" definition and examples

(Balding may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbɔːldɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

In the process of losing one's hair; going bald.
  1. 'The guitarists are balding, the others are in plaid.'
  2. 'Joel was the very picture of chess professionalism - balding, bespectacled, gentle.'
  3. 'His balding head is a testament to the hard work involved in providing New Yorkers with fresh produce, he said.'
  4. 'It's especially important for balding men to wear their hair quite short.'
  5. 'I sit down next to a diminutive balding guy.'
  6. 'Junior football is the traditional sacrificial ground where balding corner-backs regularly obliterate frisky teenagers for no apparent reason.'
  7. 'He is described as white, 40-50 years old, over 6ft tall, with brown hair balding on top.'
  8. 'She chose her next target, a short, balding man.'
  9. 'By age 50, he claims, more than half the male population is bald or balding.'

More definitions

1. having little or no hair on the scalp: a bald head; a bald person.

2. destitute of some natural growth or covering: a bald mountain.

3. lacking detail; bare; plain; unadorned: a bald prose style.

4. open; undisguised: a bald lie.

5. Zoology. having white on the head: the bald eagle.

6. Automotive. (of a tire) having the tread completely worn away. verb (used without object)

7. to become bald. noun

8. (often initial capital letter) Chiefly South Midland

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be balding."

"pates can be balding."

"heads can be balding."

"veterans can be balding."

"businessmen can be balding."

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Origin

(bald)