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[bair-hed-id or bair-hed] /ˈbɛərˌhɛd ɪd or ˈbɛərˌhɛd/
adjective, adverb
with the head uncovered.
Origin of bareheaded
1520-30; bare1 + headed; compare Middle English bareheved, barehed
Related forms
bareheadedness, noun Unabridged
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  • He had taken off his hat, and, bareheaded, he bent and looked questioningly into her eyes.

  • He was bareheaded, and very beautifully, though not garishly clad.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • He stood there bareheaded, impassive and quiet, listening to the great voice of the mass.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • The three of them, bareheaded, quite blocked up the pavement.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • All were barefooted, and such as were Berbers were bareheaded also.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • The sunshine was pouring into the garden, and she was bareheaded.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • It was the old Garibaldian porter, breathless, bareheaded, and in his slippers.

    The Eternal City Hall Caine
British Dictionary definitions for bareheaded


adjective, adverb
with head uncovered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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