thin on top

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thin on top

Balding. This phrase refers to thinning hair on the top of one's head. I should have known I would be thin on top by 30—none of the older men in my family have much hair.
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thin on top

Fig. balding. James is wearing a hat because he's getting thin on top. Father got a little thin on top as he got older.
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thin on top

Becoming bald, as in I notice that he's getting a little thin on top. The top in this euphemism refers to the top of the head. [Second half of 1800s]
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thin on top

balding.
See also: on, thin, top