go after someone's scalp

Definition of go after someone's scalp

  1. :  to want to have someone removed from a position Parents of some students are (going) after the principal's scalp.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the part of the integument of the human head usually covered with hair in both sexes

    :  the part of an animal (as a wolf or fox) corresponding to the human scalp

    :  a part of the human scalp with attached hair cut or torn from an enemy as a token of victory

  1. :  to deprive of the scalp

    :  to remove an upper part from

    :  to remove a desired constituent from and discard the rest

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