['fɔːhed;'fɒrɪd] or ['fɔr'hɛd]
(n.) The front of that part of the head which incloses the brain; that part of the face above the eyes; the brow.
(n.) The aspect or countenance; assurance.
(n.) The front or fore part of anything.
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Synonyms and Synonymous
n. Front, brow.
n. the forepart of the head above the eyes the brow: confidence audacity.
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Unserious Contents or Definition
To dream of a fine and smooth forehead, denotes that you will be thought well of for your judgment and fair dealings. An ugly forehead, denotes displeasure in your private affairs. To pass your hand over the forehead of your child, indicates sincere praises from friends, because of some talent and goodness displayed by your children. For a young woman to dream of kissing the forehead of her lover, signifies that he will be displeased with her for gaining notice by indiscreet conduct.
- Mr. Bumble wiped from his forehead the perspiration which his walk had engendered, glanced complacently at the cocked hat, and smiled. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- And what a sweet-tempered forehead he has! Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- There were lines upon his forehead, but Time seemed to have touched him gently, remembering how kind he was to others. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- The men and women in the Cave Colony suddenly found that one bright-eyed young fellow, with a little straighter forehead than the others, was beating them all at hunting. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- The Spy withdrew, and Carton seated himself at the table, resting his forehead on his hands. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- Mr. Helstone pushed up his spectacles from his nose to his forehead, handled his snuff-box, and administered to himself a portion of the contents. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- She pushed her hair off her forehead nervously. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- She kissed her mother on the forehead, and looked my way. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Mr. Yorke raised his hat, wiped his forehead with his handkerchief. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Stooping, he crawled into the shelter beside the wounded officer, and placed a cool hand upon his forehead. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
- Blind as he was, smiles played over his face, joy dawned on his forehead: his lineaments softened and warmed. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- Sammy,' said Mr. Weller, wiping his forehead, 'I'm afeerd that vun o' these days I shall laugh myself into a appleplexy, my boy. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- His forehead and his lips are firm, and his eye is steady. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- He laid his hand on Tom's, and bowed down his forehead on it. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- Cold drops hung on her fair, lovely forehead. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- On her left were two matrons, with massive foreheads and bonnets to match, discussing Women's Rights and making tatting. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- His men cleanse their fingers on their woollen aprons before presuming to touch their foreheads to Mr Boffin or Lady. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Rosa is so shy as she gives it to him that they drop it between them and almost knock their foreheads together as they pick it up. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Their helmets came iow down over their foreheads and the side of their faces. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- They looked much alike and were both short, heavily built, dark haired, their hair growing low on their foreheads, dark-eyed and brown. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- Across their foreheads were tattooed three parallel lines of color, and on each breast three concentric circles. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
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