Definición de skull en inglés:

skull

Saltos de línea: skull
Pronunciación: /skʌl
 
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sustantivo

1A bone framework enclosing the brain of a vertebrate; the skeleton of a person’s or animal’s head: he broke his collar bone and fractured his skull
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  • Both chickens and humans are vertebrates, a group of animals that have skulls and backbones.
  • There does not need to be a visible injury, such as a fracture to the skull, for brain damage to occur.
  • All the blood cells are formed in the marrow of the flat bones such as the skull, breastbone and pelvis.
1.1 informal A person’s head or brain: a skull crammed with too many thoughts
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  • But here's the rub: each contestant is given just eight hours to cram their skull with their opponents' specialised subject.
  • History, being his subject, he crammed into their skulls time and time again, getting frustrated that they never remembered it.
  • He also told a male that the lump on his head was his skull.

verbo

[with object] informal Volver al principio  
Hit (someone) on the head: my waking came in drugged stages—I had been skulled
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  • On April Fool's Day 1997, dozens of people went out on skulling missions, hitting hundreds of billboards on busy Toronto streets.
  • If Joan were really around, she'd skull Le Pen with a spiked mace.
  • He looked over at Andy, who was trying to skull the whole lot in one go!

Origen

Middle English scolle; of unknown origin; compare with Old Norse skoltr.

Frases

out of one's skull

informal
1Out of one’s mind; crazy: I’m out of my skull with happiness
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  • Anyone who seriously thought Lord Of The Rings was going to win the top honours is out of their skull.
  • When Rhi moved in I was very ill, depressed out of my skull, afraid of the world and generally an apathetic blob.
  • I think you're out of your skull for coming back.
2Very drunk: she’ll be lying on a bed, out of her skull
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  • Emil's drunk out of his skull and Lexi's scared to death.
  • She's the responsible one, even when she's hammered out of her skull.
  • ‘He was clearly out of his skull on drugs,’ he said.

skull and crossbones

A representation of a skull with two thigh bones crossed below it as an emblem of piracy or death.
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  • In addition, the label shall show a representation of a skull and crossbones.
  • Beneath it shimmered a hologram of, quite unpleasantly, a 3 - D bloodied skull and crossbones.
  • The battered and corroded drum, marked with a skull and crossbones, was discovered shortly after 9am.

Derivativos

skulled

adjetivo
[in combination]: long-skulled

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