skinhead

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Noun[change]

Singular
skinhead

Plural
skinheads

  1. A skinhead is someone who has shaved his or her head.
  2. Members of racist (white supremacy) skinhead groups, who often have shaved heads, are called skinheads.

Usage Notes[change]

Skinhead has come to mean white supremacist, especially in the United States. But the wider skinhead culture is not necessarily racist.