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scalp

noun [C] uk   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 Some tribes used to collect scalps to prove how many of the enemy they had killed in battle.

scalp noun [C] (DEFEATED PERSON)

someone you defeat in a competition or election: Although they are expected to take some important scalps in the election, they are unlikely to form the next government.

scalp

verb [T] uk   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
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