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1. The skin covering the top of the human head.
2. A portion of this skin with its attached hair, cut from a body especially as a battle trophy or as proof in claiming a bounty.
3. A piece of hide from the skull of certain animals, such as the fox, shown as proof of killing in order to collect a bounty.
v. scalped, scalp·ing, scalps
1. To cut or tear the scalp from.
2. To deprive of top growth or a top layer: land scalped by strip miners.
3. To resell at a price higher than the established value: scalping tickets to the baseball game.
4. To buy and sell (securities or commodities) in order to make small quick profits.
1. To engage in the reselling of something, such as tickets, at a price higher than the established value.
2. To buy and sell securities or commodities for small quick profits.
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|Noun||1.||scalper - someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost; "he got theater tickets through a scalper"|
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scalper[ˈskælpəʳ] N (US) → revendedor(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
scalper[ˈskælpər] n (US) (= ticket tout) → revendeur/euse m/f de billets
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
scalper[ˈskælpəʳ] n (Am) (fam) (of tickets) → bagarino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995