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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
skinhead
skinhed
bõrfejû
スキンヘッド
스킨헤드족
obritoglavec
skinhead
คนที่โกนผมหัวล้าน
đầu trọc

skinhead

[ˈskɪnhed] Ncabeza mf rapada

skinhead

[ˈskɪnhɛd] nskinhead mf

skinhead

[ˈskɪnˌhɛd] ntesta rasata, skinhead m/f

skinhead

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But whatever the semiotic content of the skinhead "look"--and however subjectively important notions of skinhead as "a way of life" may be to its adherents--being a skinhead is, at the most basic level, a matter of adopting a certain outward appearance.
In this case the job is finding the black man who is shooting skinhead bigots.
Obambi had fought back in self defence and injured one of the seven skinheads who attacked him in the street only for the injured skinhead to rush to the police to file charges against him.
Unlike her original article, which focused on the murder to draw out the history and sociology of the skinhead movement, Langer's narrative here is centered on the civil trial that aimed to hold a California-based white power group--the White Aryan Resistance (WAR)--and its leader responsible for the death of the Portland man.
During a 7-year FBI investigation of skinhead groups in Southern California between 1992 and 1999, specific patterns emerged.
The authorities told the Japanese Consulate General in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Monday they believe about 30 members of the skinhead group from Moscow arrived in the Sakhalin capital the previous day for a gathering aimed at attacking foreigners, the officials said.
35) The search of Gerard's houseboat uncovered computerized files on thousands of Arab Americans, 36 Arab organizations, 33 anti-apartheid organizations, 412 "pinko" organizations, 349 right-wing organizations, and 35 skinhead groups.
For this book, sociologist Kathleen Blee interviewed thirty-four women from the Klan, the Christian Identity movements, and neo-Nazi skinhead groups.
Frank recalls: "There were these skinhead guys on the platform at Stratford station using all kinds of filthy racist language trying to start a row with me.
Cooper recalls that police in Denver were puzzled by a killing involving a neo-Nazi skinhead.
A muscular skinhead, a burly foot-baller, a bookish woman with a red purse singing from The Faerie Queen, and a self-possessed transvestite are just some of the characters who climb, skate, scream, dress and undress, brawl, caress, and show off in an endless stream of loosely related action.
She explained that the real goal of the anarchist who had planned the gathering--formerly known as Dan Tranquility but now just called Dan--is to turn the skinhead movement in a Red-anarchist direction instead of a fascist-racist direction, which led me to wonder what all the skinheads really have in common anyway.