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or bare·head

[bair-hed-id or bair-hed]
adjective, adverb
  1. with the head uncovered.
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Origin of bareheaded

1520–30; bare1 + headed; compare Middle English bareheved, barehed
Related formsbare·head·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for bareheaded

Contemporary Examples of bareheaded

Historical Examples of bareheaded

  • He had taken off his hat, and, bareheaded, he bent and looked questioningly into her eyes.

  • He was bareheaded, and very beautifully, though not garishly clad.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • He stood there bareheaded, impassive and quiet, listening to the great voice of the mass.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • The three of them, bareheaded, quite blocked up the pavement.


    Emile Zola

  • All were barefooted, and such as were Berbers were bareheaded also.

    The Scapegoat

    Hall Caine

British Dictionary definitions for bareheaded


adjective, adverb
  1. with head uncovered
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