Translation of "scalp" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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scalpnoun [ C ]

uk /skælp/ us /skælp/

scalp noun [ C ] (TOP OF HEAD)

the skin on the top of a person's head where hair usually grows

a dry/oily/itchy scalp 乾燥的/油性的/發癢的頭皮
Some tribes used to collect scalps to prove how many of the enemy they had killed in battle. 以前有些部落透過收集人的頭皮來證明在戰鬥中殺死多少敵人。

scalp noun [ C ] (DEFEATED PERSON)

mainly UK someone you defeat in a competition or election

(在競爭或競選中)擊敗的人; 手下敗將
Although they are expected to take some important scalps in the election, they are unlikely to form the next government. 儘管他們有可能在大選中擊敗一些重要人物,他們還是不可能組閣下一任政府。

scalpverb [ T ]

uk /skælp/ us /skælp/

scalp verb [ T ] (SELL)

US informal UK tout to buy things, such as theatre tickets, at the usual prices and then sell them, when they are difficult to get, at much higher prices


scalp verb [ T ] (HEAD)

to cut off the scalp of a dead enemy


humorous to cut someone's hair very short


(Translation of “scalp” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)