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Definitions and Synonyms of scalp | Another word for scalp | What is scalp?

Definition 1: the skin that covers the top of the head - [noun denoting body]

Samples where scalp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy

(scalp is a kind of ...) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

(... is part of scalp) the head of a human being

Definition 2: remove the scalp of - [verb of change]

Samples where scalp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The enemies were scalped

(scalp is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of scalp ) remove (hair) by scalping

Definition 3: sell illegally, as on the black market - [verb of possession]

(scalp is a kind of ...) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

"He sold his house in January" "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

(scalp belongs to category ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

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