baldly baldly  /ˈbɔld li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a bald manner

Usage(s):

  1. Why, Smith baldly lied, he and his mates had merely been chased upriver by the wicked Spanish and would soon be gone.
  2. To put it baldly, action films are where the art is.
  3. Crocker didn't put it in terms this baldly, but he might as well have said: We keep an army in Iraq, and we go back to the days of cheap oil.

News

  • Snowden says 'litany of lies' prompted him to leak U.S. surveillance

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Edward Snowden, the American who leaked details about U.S. National Security Agency surveillance programs, said on Monday he decided to disclose the information after observing "a continuing litany of lies" from senior officials to Congress. "Seeing someone in the position of James Clapper - the Director of National Intelligence - baldly lying to the public without ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The offering we propose will not diminish the per-share intrinsic value of our existing stock," Buffett wrote. "Let me also put our thoughts about valuation more baldly: Berkshire is selling at a price at which Charlie and I would not...
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Warren Buffett Source: BusinessWeek

  2. But Schumer said, "I don't think we've come by a nominee for the Supreme Court, certainly who has stated things so directly and baldly, and even talked about a strategy as a way of overturning roe v. Wade."
    on Dec 2, 2005 By: Charles Schumer Source: Christian Broadcasting Network

  3. Students are, Daisey says, "routinely lied to and told baldly that without MFA training they couldn't possibly be ready to perform for the public".
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Mike Daisey Source: guardian.co.uk

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