bareheaded

[ bair-hed-id ]

adjective, adverb
  1. with the head uncovered.

Origin of bareheaded

1
1520–30; bare1 + headed; compare Middle English bareheved, barehed
  • Also bare·head [bair-hed] /ˈbɛərˌhɛd/ .

Other words from bareheaded

  • bare·head·ed·ness, noun

Words Nearby bareheaded

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How to use bareheaded in a sentence

  • The work-girls, even on Sunday, go about bareheaded, as though they were at home in the friendly street.

    Jaffery | William J. Locke
  • Ivan walked bareheaded behind the coffin, and behind him came Countess Theudelinde.

    Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
  • Richard saw Tancred riding back within the lines bareheaded and bloody, his lance broken.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • She was bareheaded, wore mannish gloves, and sported large circlet earrings.

    David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney

British Dictionary definitions for bareheaded

bareheaded

/ (ˌbɛəˈhɛdɪd) /


adjective, adverb
  1. with head uncovered

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