bald as a coot
- Bald as a cootA person who is completely bald is as bald as a coot.
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bald as a coot — see under ↑coot1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bald … Useful english dictionary
bald as a coot — A person who is completely bald is as bald as a coot. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
Bald as a coot — A person who is completely bald is as bald as a coot … Dictionary of English idioms
bald as a coot — totally bald … English contemporary dictionary
bald as a coot — Entirely bald … A concise dictionary of English slang
be as bald as a coot — humorous to be completely bald (= having no hair on your head). Then he took off his hat and he was as bald as a coot … New idioms dictionary
(as) bald as a coot — idiom (BrE, informal) completely bald Main entry: ↑baldidiom … Useful english dictionary
as bald as a coot — Meaning Completely bald. Origin Coots are water birds whose white head colouring give them the appearance of baldness. ref: Brewer s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 15th edition … Meaning and origin of phrases
Coot — For other uses, see Coot (disambiguation). Coots Eurasian Coot Scientific classification Kingdom … Wikipedia
coot, you old — A friendly insult, comparing the person addressed (usually a man) to the water bird known as a coot, or more accurately, to one of the several birds loosely known by this name. One of them is bald, hence the proverbial ‘bald as a coot’. One is … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address