want someone's scalp

Definition of want someone's scalp

  1. :  to want to remove someone from a position His boss wants his scalp.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be needy or destitute

    :  to have or feel need

    :  to be necessary or needed

  1. :  deficiency, lack

    :  grave and extreme poverty that deprives one of the necessities of life

    :  something wanted :  need, desire

  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 (such 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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