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  

Entomology

  1. Forehead

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

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. Raymond Mikeska:

    It could have hit me more in my face, across my eyes or something like that or forced to hit my forehead, it could have killed me very easily.

  2. Ruben Abagyan:

    Imagine that when you get depressed, that not just one location on your forehead — which forms this frown wrinkle — but all the muscles get stressed and constricted, then there is a distributed muscle memory. By breaking that memory by basically relaxing all of them, you break the feedback between the head and the muscles in this case.

  3. Tabassum Raza:

    After barging into my house, one of the policemen immediately pointed a gun at my forehead and asked me to tell where were the men were hiding, when I told them there was no one in they started beating me with batons and damaged everything.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

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

  5. Chinese Proverb:

    Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.

Images & Illustrations of forehead

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