an area on the scalp that has little or no hair and where hair no longer grows.
a small bare area that lacks the natural growth or covering that adjoining areas have: a brown bald spot on a lawn;a carpet's bald spots.
- Also called bald patch [bawld-pach] /ˈbɔld ˌpætʃ/ .
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How to use bald spot in a sentence
Forget the ever-growing bald spot—the glossy provided William with a nice, fuller head of hair.Gisele Bundchen Is Worth $128k a Day; Prince William Gets the Photoshop Treatment | The Fashion Beast Team | July 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
While the hat is the kind Uncle Jolly used to wear, it also covers up Cyril's ever expanding bald spot.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou | John Ed Bradley | April 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At age 11, a nickel-size bald spot appeared on the back of my head.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health | Moises Velasquez-Manoff | September 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few years after that first bald spot showed up, I was completely hairless—no eyebrows, no eyelashes, no forearm hair.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health | Moises Velasquez-Manoff | September 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was in his house gown and wore a little black cap to cover his bald spot.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn | Margaret Penrose
Frank Nelsen could see Paul Hendricks' white-fringed bald-spot.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
The bald spot on her head was caused by fright at seeing Pharaoh drowned.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
Mr. Fogg took off his hat and mopped his bald spot, wrinkling his eyelids in deep reflection.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
His voice dropped three whole tones, and again he showed Dorothy the little bald spot on the crown of his head.Gray youth | Oliver Onions