Definition of skinhead noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskɪnhed//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskɪnhed//
Describing hair
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a young person with very short hair, especially one who is violent, aggressive and racist See related entries: Describing hair Culture Skinheads often wear braces and heavy boots, especially Doc Martens. They first appeared in Britain in the 1960s and are known for their violent behaviour and their support for right-wing political groups such as the British National Party.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: skinhead