scalp Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “scalp” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "scalp" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

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)

Significado de "scalp" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

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)

Significado de "scalp" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

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)
Más sobre la pronunciación de scalp
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“scalp” in American English

“scalp” in Business English

Palabra del día

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Palabra del día

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Aprende más 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Aprende más