Usage Note: The word balding was popularized by the newsmagazines of the 1930's and was for a long time associated with breezy, journalistic style. It has since passed into general usage, however, and has lost its earlier association with journalism.
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition. Copyright © 1991 by Columbia University Press.
Date last modified: August 29, 1995.
Return to Bald Words Index.
Return to The Bald is Beautiful Homepage.
URL of current page: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~pfa/bald/words/balding.html