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(as) bald as a baby's backside

slang Totally bald. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's bald as a baby's backside. The medicine they gave me to treat the disease left me bald as a baby's backside! If you take after my side of the family, you'll be as bald as a baby's backside by 45.
See also: backside, bald

(as) bald as a billiard ball

Totally bald. Balls used in billiards are shiny and smooth. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's bald as a billiard ball. The medicine they gave me to treat the disease left me bald as a billiard ball! If you take after my side of the family, you'll be as bald as a billiard ball by 45.
See also: bald, ball, billiard

(as) bald as a cue ball

Totally bald. Likened to the smooth, shiny white ball used in cue sports like pool or snooker. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's as bald as a cue ball. The medicine they gave me to treat the disease left me bald as a cue ball! If you take after my side of the family, you'll be as bald as a cue ball by 45.
See also: bald, ball, cue

(as) bald as an eagle

Totally bald. A reference to the bald eagle (so called because of an older meaning of "bald," referring to the white color of its head). My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's as bald as an eagle. The medicine they gave me to treat the disease left me bald as an eagle! If you take after my side of the family, you'll be as bald as an eagle by 45.
See also: an, bald, eagle

(as) bald as an egg

Totally bald. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's as bald as an egg. The medicine they gave me to treat the disease left me bald as an egg! If you take after my side of the family, you'll be as bald as an egg by 45.
See also: an, bald, egg

bald as a coot

Totally bald. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's bald as a coot.
See also: bald, coot

bald-faced liar

One who tells blatantly obvious 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-faced lie

A blatantly obvious or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise their mendacity. Our son tells us nothing but bald-faced lies when we ask him where he goes at night.
See also: lie

bald-headed hermit

vulgar slang A penis. Hey, I don't want to see your bald-headed hermit—pull up your pants!

bald-headed mouse

vulgar slang A penis. Hey, I don't want to see your bald-headed mouse—pull up your pants!
See also: mouse

be as bald as a coot

To be totally bald. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's as bald as a coot.
See also: bald, coot
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*bald as a coot

 and *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, butJane: Thinning? You're not thinning, you're as bald as a baby's backside!
See also: bald, coot
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

as bald as a coot

completely bald.
The coot (Fulica atra) has a broad white shield extending up from the base of its bill. The history of the word bald is somewhat obscure, but analogies with other northern European languages suggest a connection with the idea of ‘having a white patch or streak’.
See also: bald, coot
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

(as) bald as a ˈcoot

having no hair on your head at all: Why did you buy him a hairbrush? He’s as bald as a coot!
A coot is a black bird with a white patch on its forehead that lives on or near water.
See also: bald, coot
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

bald-headed hermit

and 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.

bald-headed mouse

verb
See also: mouse
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

bald as a coot/billiard ball

Very bald indeed. The coot is a black waterbird whose white bill extends up to the forehead, making it appear to be bald. Indeed, this bird was already being called a balled cote in the thirteenth century. The later simile, to a billiard ball, has been less recorded, but since billiards was already popular in Shakespeare’s day it cannot be of very recent origin.
See also: bald, ball, billiard, coot
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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