Share this entry

scalp
British English: /skalp/
American English: /skælp/

Translation of scalp in French:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] (trophy) he's after my scalp (informal)
    il veut ma peau
    (informal)

transitive verb

  • 2
    [informal]
    [figurative] (American English) (defeat)
  • 3
    [informal]
    (American English) (sell illegally)
    revendre [quelque chose] au marché noir
    (tickets)

Definition of scalp in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhôdē
    adjective
    arrogantly superior and disdainful