skinhead


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skin·head

 (skĭn′hĕd′)
n.
1. A person with a shaven head or very close cropped hair, especially one who associates with a group of similar people.
2. Such a person who associates with a group that commits hooliganism or street violence or that holds white supremacist or anti-immigrant views.

skinhead

(ˈskɪnˌhɛd)
n
1. a youth with closely cropped hair, esp a member of a subculture noted for short hair, heavy boots, and functional clothing, and commonly associated with aggressive behaviour and extreme, typically far-right, politics
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a closely cropped hairstyle

skin•head

(ˈskɪnˌhɛd)

n. Slang.
1. a person with a bald or shaved head or closely cropped hair.
2. an antisocial person who affects a hairless head as a symbol of rebellion, racism, or anarchy.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skinhead - a young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations
bootboys, skinheads - a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies; hair was cropped close to the scalp; wore work-shirts and short jeans (supported by suspenders) and heavy red boots; involved in attacks against Asians and football hooliganism
bully, hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, yob, yobbo, yobo, tough - a cruel and brutal fellow
Translations
skinhead
skinhead
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skinhed
bõrfejû
スキンヘッド
스킨헤드족
obritoglavec
skinhead
คนที่โกนผมหัวล้าน
đầu trọc

skinhead

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When the skinhead aesthetic was born in the late '60s, it was in reaction to the more fashion-conscious Mods.
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He had a skinhead with shaved, pointed sideburns and was wearing black clothing.
The second man was black, about 5ft tall, of stocky build and in his early 30s, with a skinhead and pony tail.
Part of a series on American counterculture, this book aims to give an authoritative first-hand account of how skinhead culture emerged and developed in the United States.
France: France s far-right National Front kicked off its traditional "Joan of Arc" May Day march Sunday with a new leader at the head and under orders banning skinhead haircuts and jackboots.
He was the lead singer in a white-power skinhead band, White American Youth, which became the first American skinhead group to perform in Europe--in Berlin in 1993.
A skinhead and another white man were arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, before the protesters separated peacefully.
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