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A blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise his or her mendacity. Our son tells us nothing but bald-faced lies when we ask him where he goes at night.
See also: lie
One who tells blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruths easily and with little or no attempt to disguise the lie. Everyone knows he is just a bald-faced liar. It's a wonder anyone believes a thing he says anymore.
See also: liar
*bald as a cootand *bald as a baby's backside
completely bald. (*Also: as ~.) If Tom's hair keeps receding like that, he'll be bald as a coot by the time he's thirty. Fred: Now, I'll admit my hair is thinning a little on the top, but—Jane: Thinning? You're not thinning, you're as bald as a baby's backside!
be as bald as a coot(humorous)
to be completely bald (= having no hair on your head)
Usage notes: A coot is a small, dark grey bird with a circle of white feathers on its head.Then he took off his hat and he was as bald as a coot.
bald-headed hermitand bald-headed mouse and one-eyed pants mouse
n. the penis. (Usually objectionable.) Somebody said something about the attack of the one-eyed pants mouse, and all the boys howled with laughter. Although “bald-headed hermit” gave her mental images of Ghandi on vacation, she soon figured out the riddle.
See also: mouse