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scalpnoun [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)

mainly UK 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.

scalpverb [T]

uk   us   /skælp/

scalp verb [T] (SELL)

US informal (UK tout) to ​buy things, such as ​theatretickets, at the ​usualprices and then ​sell them, when they are ​difficult to get, at much ​higherprices

scalp verb [T] (HEAD)

to ​cut off the scalp of a ​deadenemy humorous to ​cut someone's ​hair very ​short
(Definition of scalp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scalpnoun [C]

 us   /skælp/

scalp noun [C] (HEAD)

the ​skin on the ​top of the ​head where the ​hairgrows: His ​hair was ​cut so ​short you could ​see his scalp.

scalpverb [T]

 us   /skælp/

scalp verb [T] (CUT)

to ​cut the ​hair and ​skin off someone’s ​head

scalp verb [T] (SELL)

to ​sellticketsincreasedprices without ​officialpermission
(Definition of scalp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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scalpnoun [C]

uk   us   /skælp/ informal
someone you defeat: take a scalp They are expected to take some important scalps in the ​election.
be out for/after sb's scalp to want to defeat or punish someone in some way, especially to make them ​lose their ​job: The other Democrats should be after his scalp.

scalpverb [T]

uk   us   /skælp/
US COMMERCE to ​buy things, such as theatre ​tickets, at the usual ​price and then ​sell them when they are difficult to get at much ​higherprices: He made a lot of ​money scalping ​tickets for the popular musical show.
FINANCE to ​buysmallquantities of ​shares, ​bonds, etc. and then ​sell them quickly in ​order to make a ​smallprofit: They are ​trying to make ​incrementalprofits by scalping ​shares.
(Definition of scalp from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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