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    Default How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Hello,

    If someone has hair on the sides of his head but he does not have hair in the center of his head, how can we describe him in one or two-word adjective?

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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Balding.

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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Balding.
    So can I say, "I saw Jack who was balding"?

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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Quote Originally Posted by ronaldo1980 View Post
    So can I say, "I saw Jack who was balding"?
    You can, if you insert a comma after 'Jack'.
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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Also

    'I notice Jack's getting a little thin on top.'

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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Receding

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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Receding
    partially bald

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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    This might be a useful present for such a person.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: How to describe someone who is bald but not totally?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    This might be a useful present for such a person.


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