balding

[ bawl-ding ]
/ ˈbɔl dɪŋ /

adjective

losing hair on the scalp; becoming bald: a middle-aged, balding man.

noun

the process of becoming bald: There are numerous causes for balding, such as genetics and poor nutrition.

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Origin of balding

First recorded in 1935–40; bald + -ing2 for def. 1, or -ing1 for def. 2
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British Dictionary definitions for balding

balding
/ (ˈbɔːldɪŋ) /

adjective

somewhat bald or becoming bald
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