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

Definition 1: a member of any of several British or American groups consisting predominantly of young people who shave their heads; some engage in white supremacist and anti-immigrant activities and this leads to the perception that all skinheads are racist and violent - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for skinhead in the sense of this definition

(skinhead is a kind of ...) a cruel and brutal fellow

(... is a member of skinhead) a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies; hair was cropped close to the scalp; wore work-shirts and short jeans (supported by suspenders) and heavy red boots; involved in attacks against Asians and football hooliganism

Definition 2: a person whose head is bald or shaved - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for skinhead in the sense of this definition

(skinhead is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

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