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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brow, foreheadnoun

    the part of the face above the eyes

  2. frontal bone, os frontale, foreheadnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. foreheadnoun

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

    Etymology: forheafod, corresponding to fore- + head.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreheadnoun

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

  2. Foreheadnoun

    the aspect or countenance; assurance

  3. Foreheadnoun

    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  

Entomology

  1. Forehead

    in Mallophaga, the head in front of the mandibles and antennae.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Anonymous:

    Smash forehead on keyboard to continue.

  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. Marc Broude:

    There is certain power you gain being exempt from capitalist companies that UPC or ISBN the mark of the beast on your forehead and treat you like their favorite prostitute.

  4. 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.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We don't point a pistol at our own forehead. That is not the way to conduct negotiations.

Images & Illustrations of forehead

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