Translation of bald in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /bɔːld/

adj (-er, -est)

  • 1 1.1 [man] calvo, pelón, pelado (CS) ; [animal] pelado, sin pelo he's bald es calvo ( or pelón etc) to go bald quedarse calvo ( or pelón etc) he's gone bald está or se ha quedado calvo ( or pelón etc) bald patch calva (f) his bald head shone in the sunlight la calva le brillaba al sol
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    • Those stem cells could be grown up and used to get hair growing again on bald scalps.
    • I really care about my hair, I do my best in order not to go bald.
    • You don't have to go bald, but expect your wallet to get slimmer instead.
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    • A pampered pet Shih Tzu dog was left bald after a Hong Kong salon accidentally shaved him when he was taken in for a grooming, a news report said yesterday.
    • The small bald creature leapt gracefully onto the table and outstretched its whip-like tail and its long paper-thin ears.
    • Atman gave the bald creature a studying gaze, and connected another blow, directly on its chin.
    1.2 (worn) [carpet/lawn] pelado, con calvas; [tire] gastado, liso
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    • The beautiful hills that used to be covered with bushes and trees are now bald.
    • Fork over bald areas, add some compost and then sow seed or patch with a piece of turf and water in well.
    • Work is being done on the pathways round the lakes in order to keep anglers to the paths and hopefully seed the bald areas.
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    • Police in North Yorkshire yesterday launched a major clampdown on motorist who drive on worn and bald tyres in an attempt to save lives.
    • The car's tyres were bald; a fork was in the ignition; there were beer bottles all over the car and the road; and all three were aged about 18.
    • What do you think if you did the same thing, resulting in chronic underfunding of your tyre budget, driving around with bald tyres?
  • 2 (plain) he made a bald statement of fact no hizo más que constatar un hecho he told me the bald truth me dijo la verdad pura y simple

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