Definition of forehead in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌhed/
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrəd/


The part of the face above the eyebrows.
Example sentences
  • Females are colored similarly but less brightly above and have gray napes and foreheads.
  • He walked over to me, took off my glasses and gently tapped my forehead just above the bridge of my nose.
  • Hindu gods are also frequently represented with a third eye in the middle of their foreheads, representing their divinity.


Old English forhēafod (see fore-, head).

Words that rhyme with forehead

florid, horrid, torrid

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Syllabification: fore·head

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