Definitions

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  • adjective Somewhat bald; balding.

Etymologies

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bald +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Annnnd, he ended up with an entire head of patchy, baldish, hair.

    Beware The Jabbergum - Her Bad Mother

  • Yeah, my clues were gaining 40lbs in a few months, my hair fell out in an scary baldish patch near my forehead (hard to miss) my skin was dry and flaky (ew) and I became depressed, like clinically depressed.

    I have a corset, red panties & pose threat to population...also have a GP and the H word (maybe).

  • It looks very different on Jove though as his little baldish head makes him look like a Buddhist monk!

    tequilamonky Diary Entry

  • Her baldish head made her look like an older and savvy California woman involved in the movie industry.

    Director's Cut

  • Her baldish head made her look like an older and savvy California woman involved in the movie industry.

    Director's Cut

  • Her baldish head made her look like an older and savvy California woman involved in the movie industry.

    Director's Cut

  • He and his wife lived upstairs, and in the drawing and dining rooms, which had each French windows opening on the lawn, and all about the ground floor generally, Jessica, who was now a lean and lined and baldish but still very efficient and energetic old woman, kept her three cows and a multitude of gawky hens.

    The War in the Air

  • The owner, now at the wheel, was the essence of decent self-satisfaction; a baldish, largish, level-eyed man, rugged of neck but sleek and round of face — face like the back of a spoon bowl.

    Main Street

  • He may be viewed to-night as a plump, smooth, pink, baldish, podgy goodman, robbed of the importance of spectacles, squatting in breast-high water, scraping his lather-smeared cheeks with a safety-razor like a tiny lawn-mower, and with melancholy dignity clawing through the water to recover a slippery and active piece of soap.

    Babbit

  • Begging to be excused for a moment, he passed away into the rearmost quarters of the bank; whence, after an appreciable interval, he returned again in earnest talk with a superior, an oldish and a baldish, but a very gentlemanly man.

    The Wrong Box

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