Definition of suedehead in English:

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suedehead

Pronunciation: /ˈsweɪdhɛd/

noun

chiefly British
A young person of a subculture characterized by an appearance similar to that of skinheads but generally with slightly longer hair and smarter clothes.
Example sentences
  • I knew Mallinder from being young skinheads / suedeheads in Sheffield city centre; it was the clothes and music that attracted us.
  • They were randomly passing out rhythm instruments to a crowd made up of suedeheads.
  • Steve Strange was the disaffected youth's new leader, and New Romantic the cult to which Joe firmly adhered - and God help any skin, suedehead, smoothie or bonehead who got in his way!

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