verb (used with object)
- to resell (tickets, merchandise, etc.) at higher than the official rates.
- to buy and sell (stocks) so as to make small quick profits.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of scalp
OTHER WORDS FROM scalpscalper, nounscalpless, adjective
Words nearby scalp
Example sentences from the Web for scalp
A little chemical burn was better than a scalp full of gray.Some young women embraced their gray hair during the pandemic. They might not go back.|Maura Judkis|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
We can either hold the neuromodulation tool outside your scalp, or implant a tool inside your head, and we’re going to fix that circuit.Three visions of the future, inspired by neuroscience’s past and present|Laura Sanders|March 3, 2021|Science News
On average, humans lose between 50-150 scalp hairs each day.Birth Control Made My Hair Fall Out, and I’m Not the Only One|Molly Oswaks|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Al Pacino comes dressed in black and gray, wearing multiple bracelets and an unkempt tuft of hair poking up from his scalp.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You see people in war paint or doing the tomahawk chop and saying, “Scalp him.”Amanda Blackhorse Is ‘Confident’ Snyder Will Lose His Redskins Appeal|Robert Silverman|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shivering, she sat up in bed and ran a hand across her scalp.Read ‘The Winds of Winter,’ George R.R. Martin's New 'Game of Thrones' Chapter|Culture Team|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Feel your scalp tingle as my voice gently surprises you from behind.
And a rampant ache in my head, seconded by a medium-sized gash in the scalp, didn't make for an access of optimism at that moment.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He had not only been shot through the arm, the arm he had stretched forth to seize the flag, but had also received a scalp wound.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
She was working on a chunk of marble and she had the forehead and general scalp contours almost completed.
It produces yellowish crusts about the hairs of the scalp and other parts of the body, and it destroys the hair.
It is one of the most difficult of the scalp-diseases to cure; months and sometimes years are required to get rid of it.