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)
Words nearby scalp
Origin of scalp
OTHER WORDS FROM scalpscalp·er, nounscalp·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for scalp
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
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.
His scalp was freckled and shiny, with wispy tufts of hair above his ears.
Two Crows said that the pole rested on the scalp when it was in the lodge.Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370))|James Owen Dorsey
It did me good to see the folks venture gingerly up, expecting us to scalp them, I suppose, and bear him off.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville
After a while he began to recover; large patches of hair fell from his scalp, leaving his head thickly covered with bald spots.The Twin Hells|John N. Reynolds
The majority vouchsafed no reply; others, fancying it was pomatum for ringworm of the scalp, refused testily.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
He had sustained a scalp wound where a sharp-edged rock had hit him.The Iron Boys in the Mines|James R. Mears