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scalp

Pronunciation: /skælp/

Translation of scalp in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] cuero (masculine) cabelludo
    Example sentences
    • 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 (feminine) to be after sb's scalp ir* por or (in Spain also/en España también) a por algn
    Example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [person] to scalp sb arrancarle* la cabellera a algn I'll scalp him! ¡lo voy a matar!
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] [tickets/stocks/securities] revender ([ a precio inflado ])

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