Bald vs Baldish - What's the difference?

bald | baldish |


As adjectives the difference between bald and baldish

is that bald is having no hair, fur or feathers while baldish is somewhat bald; balding.

As a noun bald

is (appalachian) a mountain summit or crest that lacks forest growth despite a warm climate conducive to such, as is found in many places in the southern.

As a verb bald

is to become bald.

bald

English

Adjective

(wikipedia bald) (er)
  • Having no hair, fur or feathers.
  • * 1922 , (Margery Williams), (The Velveteen Rabbit)
  • The Skin Horse had lived longer in the nursery than any of the others. He was so old that his brown coat was bald in patches and showed the seams underneath, and most of the hairs in his tail had been pulled out to string bead necklaces.
  • # Having no hair on the head.
  • a bald man with a moustache
  • Of tyres: whose surface is worn away.
  • Of a statement: empirically unsupported.
  • Antonyms

    * (having hair)

    Derived terms

    * bald as a coot * bald eagle * bald-faced * baldie * balding * baldly * baldness * baldy

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Appalachian) A mountain summit or crest that lacks forest growth despite a warm climate conducive to such, as is found in many places in the Southern .
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • to become bald
  • See also

    * callow * nott * (projectlink) ----

    baldish

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Somewhat bald; balding.