baldie

or bald·y

[bawl-dee]

Origin of baldie

First recorded in 1860–65; bald + -ie

baldy

[bawl-dee]
noun, plural bald·ies. Informal: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. baldie.
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Examples from the Web for baldies

Historical Examples of baldies

  • His encounters with the Baldies had not led to any real understanding.

    Key Out of Time

    Andre Alice Norton

  • A small force, and one ill-equipped to go up against the Baldies.

    Key Out of Time

    Andre Alice Norton

  • The Baldies had a certain respect for the Foanna and might desire to take one alive.

    Key Out of Time

    Andre Alice Norton

  • Yet, once those others had been here—the blue-suited, hairless ones he called "Baldies."

    Key Out of Time

    Andre Alice Norton

  • Well, I think I could do without answers such as the Baldies would know.

    Key Out of Time

    Andre Alice Norton


British Dictionary definitions for baldies

baldy

adjective
  1. bald
noun plural baldies
  1. a bald person
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Word Origin and History for baldies

baldy

n.

"bald-headed person," 1850, from bald + -y (3).

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