bareheaded


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bare·head·ed

 (bâr′hĕd′ĭd)
adv. & adj.
With no covering on the head: walking bareheaded in the rain; a bareheaded pedestrian.

bare′head′ed·ness n.

bareheaded

(ˌbɛəˈhɛdɪd)
adj
with head uncovered
adv
archaic Also: barehead with head uncovered

bare•head•ed

(ˈbɛərˌhɛd ɪd)

also bare′head`,



adj., adv.
with the head uncovered.
[1520–30]
bare′head`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bareheaded - having the head uncoveredbareheaded - having the head uncovered; "caught bareheaded by the downpour"; "with bared head"
unclothed - not wearing clothing
Translations
مَكْشوف الرأس
prostovlasýs nepokrytou hlavou
barhovedet
fedetlen fejû
berhöfîa
prostovlasý
başı açıkşapkasız

bareheaded

[ˈbɛəˈhedɪd] ADJcon la cabeza descubierta

bareheaded

[ˌbɛərˈhɛdɪd]
adjnu-tête inv, (la) tête nue
advnu-tête, (la) tête nue

bareheaded

[ˌbɛəˈhɛdɪd] adj & adva capo scoperto

bare

(beə) adjective
1. uncovered or naked. bare skin; bare floors.
2. empty. bare shelves.
3. of trees etc, without leaves.
4. worn thin. The carpet is a bit bare.
5. basic; essential. the bare necessities of life.
verb
to uncover. The dog bared its teeth in anger.
ˈbarely adverb
scarcely or only just. We have barely enough food.
ˈbareness noun
ˈbareback adverb, adjective
without a saddle. I enjoy riding bareback.
ˈbarefaced adjective
openly impudent. a barefaced lie.
ˈbarefoot(ed) adjective, adverb
not wearing shoes or socks etc. The children go barefoot on the beach.
ˌbareˈheaded adjective, adverb
not wearing a hat etc.
References in classic literature ?
Whenever we rode over in that direction we saw her out among her cattle, bareheaded and barefooted, scantily dressed in tattered clothing, always knitting as she watched her herd.
A throng of bearded men, in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats, inter-mixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes.
In the end they half drove him out into the rain, where he began to pace up and down, bareheaded and frantic.
I was in the simplest and comfortablest of gymnast costumes -- flesh-colored tights from neck to heel, with blue silk puffings about my loins, and bareheaded.
The landlord, in plain clothes, and bareheaded, placed himself on the bottom marble step, abreast the PORTIER, who stood on the other end of the same steps; six or eight waiters, gloved, bareheaded, and wearing their whitest linen, their whitest cravats, and their finest swallow-tails, grouped themselves about these chiefs, but leaving the carpetway clear.
And here comes the white woman running from the house, about forty-five or fifty year old, bareheaded, and her spinning-stick in her hand; and behind her comes her little white children, acting the same way the little niggers was going.
After lying there about three quarters of an hour, I nerved myself up again, and started on my way, through bogs and briers, barefooted and bareheaded, tearing my feet sometimes at nearly every step; and after a journey of about seven miles, occupying some five hours to perform it, I arrived at master's store.
Doctor Manette pressed his hand, hastened bareheaded out of the room, and was in the courtyard when Mr.
Now there is a solemn hush, which we have brought from home with what is resting in the mould; and while we stand bareheaded, I hear the voice of the clergyman, sounding remote in the open air, and yet distinct and plain, saying: 'I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the Lord
Smilash, bareheaded, without a coat, his corduroy vest and trousers heavy with rain; a rough-looking, middle-aged man, poorly dressed like a shepherd, wet as Smilash, with the expression, piteous, patient, and desperate, of one hard driven by ill-fortune, and at the end of his resources; two little children, a boy and a girl, almost naked, cowering under an old sack that had served them as an umbrella; and, lying on the settee where the two men had laid it, a heap of wretched wearing apparel, sacking, and rotten matting, with Smilash's coat and sou'wester, the whole covering a bundle which presently proved to be an exhausted woman with a tiny infant at her breast.
He was bareheaded, and the leaves had tossed his rebellious curls and tangled all their gilded threads.
He was bareheaded, and notwithstanding the swiftness with which he passed as has been described, the Knight of the Rueful Countenance observed and noted all these trifles, and though he made the attempt, he was unable to follow him, for it was not granted to the feebleness of Rocinante to make way over such rough ground, he being, moreover, slow-paced and sluggish by nature.