having a bald head.
Nautical. (of a schooner rig) having no topmasts.

Origin of baldheaded

First recorded in 1570–80; bald + head + -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for baldheaded

Historical Examples of baldheaded

  • Baldheaded men were not tolerated, and "scratches" or wigs provided the remedy.

    As I Remember

    Marian Gouverneur

  • This little city editor is baldheaded, bow-legged, plain to a degree.

    True Bear Stories

    Joaquin Miller

  • I ask my deer father what it teeches he said it teeches who ever wrot that storry was baldheaded.

    The Seeker

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • He was baldheaded in front, had scant, reddish hair in the back, and his faded blue eyes were tearful.

  • What a hero then seemed this stout, little, prancing, baldheaded man with the face of an unfrocked priest.


    James Huneker

British Dictionary definitions for baldheaded



having a bald head
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