Forehead - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrhed|  American pronunciation of the word forehead
Brit.  |ˈfɔːhɛd|  British pronunciation of the word forehead


- the part of the face above the eyes (syn: brow)
- the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits


...the forehead of the ancient temple features a frieze of dramatically posed figures...

Beads of sweat formed on his forehead.

Your forehead feels hot. I think you might have a fever.

He wiped his hand across his forehead.

Her forehead was damp with perspiration.

Her forehead was covered with beads of sweat.

...her forehead engirded with a band of gold...

...a photograph of a 1920s flapper with that trademark frizz on the forehead...

His forehead furrows when he frowns.

...her mother announced that she still looked peaky, and felt her forehead for a fever...

She wiped the perspiration from her forehead.

...her forehead gently bedewed with perspiration...

I saw six healing sores on the left forehead.

He pressed his hands against his forehead.

She pressed her lips to the baby's forehead.

Word forms

singular: forehead
plural: foreheads
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