There are 2 translations of scalp in Spanish:

scalp1

Pronunciation: /skælp/

n

  • 1.1 [Anat] cuero (m) cabelludo
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    • Sometimes, this fungus can cause our scalps to shed skin cells too quickly.
    • Medically speaking, it is a condition where the skin cells on the scalp go into over drive and are produced in excess, which gives rise to irritation and itching.
    • Dandruff is characterised by small, loose flakes of dead skin on the scalp or trapped in the hair.
    1.2 (as trophy) cabellera (f) to be after sb's scalp ir* por or (Esp tb) a por algn
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    • Young Pawnee warriors proudly stole horses and scalps from their enemies, the Sioux.
    • The differences between what happened at Fort William Henry and at Niagara need not be seen as evolutionary; the aftermath of battle had yielded many scalps and prisoners for the Iroquois at Niagara.
    • After the Indians killed soldiers, they would take their scalps as trophies.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of scalp in Spanish:

scalp2

vt

  • 1 [person] to scalp sb arrancarle* la cabellera a algn I'll scalp him! ¡lo voy a matar!
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    • This squares with the team song, which goes on about scalping the enemy and other warrior skills, befitting for a game of violence, which football clearly is (I speak as a fan).
    • Historians Hippocrates and Herodotus thought that the Amazons had to fight until they had scalped three enemies before they were permitted to mate.
    • Where almost all the bodies of the Cavalry soldiers had been scalped the bodies of Keogh and Custer were not harmed apart from their battle wounds.
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] [tickets/stocks/securities] revender (a precio inflado)
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    • I would like feedback on this new project I'm working on though, without posting it preferably, because I have a feeling I'd be scalped for starting something new when I'm working on this.
    • He carefully moved aside papers; he knew if he messed up his mother's work she'd scalp him.
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    • Last spring, fans scalped tickets at Boston-New York spring training games!
    • Bobby began his working life scalping tickets to Boston Celtics games and ended up buying the hallowed parquet floor of the Boston Garden before it was torn down.
    • Tickets were being scalped for $200, and commemorative pins were sold to mark the occasion.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more