the part of the face above the eyes
frontal bone, os frontale, forehead(noun)
the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
The part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline.
Origin: forheafod, corresponding to fore- + head.
the front of that part of the head which incloses the brain; that part of the face above the eyes; the brow
the aspect or countenance; assurance
the front or fore part of anything
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
fōr′hed, n. the forepart of the head above the eyes, the brow: confidence, audacity.
The Roycroft Dictionary
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
The part of the face above the eyes.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'forehead' in Nouns Frequency: #2443
The numerical value of forehead in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of forehead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of forehead in a Sentence
Smash forehead on keyboard to continue.
Do you have the word "cunt" tatooed on your forehead?
Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.
High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
I remember a man putting his forehead to my head and telling me I'd be all right.
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- imminens fronti pontificisLatin
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