Pronunciation: (bôld),[key] —adj. 1. having little or no hair on the scalp: a bald head; a bald person. 2. destitute of some natural growth or covering: a bald mountain. 3. lacking detail; bare; plain; unadorned: a bald prose style. 4. open; undisguised: a bald lie. 5. Zool.having white on the head: the bald eagle. 6. Auto.(of a tire) having the tread completely worn away.
—v.i. to become bald.
—n. (often cap.)Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.a treeless mountaintop or area near the top: often used as part of a proper name.