What does forehead mean?

Definitions for forehead
ˈfɔr ɪd, ˈfɒr-; ˈfɔrˌhɛd, ˈfɒr-fore·head

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brow, forehead(noun)

    the part of the face above the eyes

  2. frontal bone, os frontale, forehead(noun)

    the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits

Wiktionary

  1. forehead(Noun)

    The part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline.

    Etymology: forheafod, corresponding to fore- + head.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forehead(noun)

    the front of that part of the head which incloses the brain; that part of the face above the eyes; the brow

  2. Forehead(noun)

    the aspect or countenance; assurance

  3. Forehead(noun)

    the front or fore part of anything

Freebase

  1. Forehead

    In human anatomy, the forehead is the fore part of the head. It is, formally, an area of the head bounded by three features, two of the skull and one of the scalp. The top of the forehead is marked by the hairline, the edge of the area where hair on the scalp grows. The bottom of the forehead is marked by the supraorbital ridge, the bone feature of the skull above the eyes. The two sides of the forehead are marked by the temporal ridge, a bone feature that links the supraorbital ridge to the coronal suture line and beyond.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forehead

    fōr′hed, n. the forepart of the head above the eyes, the brow: confidence, audacity.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. forehead

    1. The facade of a cosmic bagnio. 2. A screen that hides the obscene. 3. The ramparts of a portable Bastile.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Forehead

    The part of the face above the eyes.

Editors Contribution

  1. forehead

    A facet of the head.

    The forehead is where we tend to put our hands often.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forehead' in Nouns Frequency: #2443

How to pronounce forehead?

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How to say forehead in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forehead in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forehead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of forehead in a Sentence

  1. Jonny Kim:

    It pains me to this day that I wasn't there for that assault, because I was with Ryan Job. And I'm glad that I was by Ryan side. But I meant I wasn't there for Marc. When he was shot and killed. The next time I saw him was in the morgue, giving his giving a final kiss to his forehead.

  2. Hajime Kimura:

    I felt a lot while shooting, the most emotional moment was when a horse was shot in its forehead with a gun. ... That was a thought-provoking time for me. I kept staring at the horse changing to meat. I've never seen such a thing before.

  3. Rebekah Gregory:

    I remember a man putting his forehead to my head and telling me I'd be all right.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    Do you believe in what is in this bill? some of you have said ... well, they'll fix it in the Senate. But you have every provision of this bill tattooed on your forehead. You will glow in the dark on this one.

  5. Glenn Grannan:

    The deputy tripped and fell to the ground as he was backing away from the vehicle, that's when all three male subjects, including the driver, ambushed him, cut him on the forehead with a sharp object and dragged him into the woods.

Images & Illustrations of forehead

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