[ jahr-hed ]
/ ˈdʒɑrˌhɛd /
noun U.S. Military Slang.
a U.S. Marine.
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British Dictionary definitions for jarhead
/ (ˈdʒɑːˌhɛd) /
US military slang a member of the United States Marine Corps
Word Origin for jarhead
C20: so called because of their distinctive haircut
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