Definition of want someone's scalp
- His boss wants his scalp.
: to be needy or destitute
: to have or feel need
: to be necessary or needed
: deficiency, lack
: grave and extreme poverty that deprives one of the necessities of life
: something wanted : need, desire
: some person : somebody
: 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
: 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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