how to pronounce skinhead


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skinhead is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of skinhead in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the typical skinhead outfits they're …”

meanings of skinhead


  1. Someone with a shaved head.
  2. Member of the skinhead subculture arising in late 1960s England or its diaspora, often incorrectly associated with violence and white-supremacist or anti-immigrant principles.

skinhead frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skinhead occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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