bald spot

or bald·spot

[ bawld-spot ]

noun
  1. an area on the scalp that has little or no hair and where hair no longer grows.

  2. 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.

Origin of bald spot

1
First recorded in 1815–20
  • Also called bald patch [bawld-pach] /ˈbɔld ˌpætʃ/ .

Words Nearby bald spot

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How to use bald spot in a sentence

  • 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.

  • 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