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jarhead

[jahr-hed] /ˈdʒɑrˌhɛd/
noun, Slang: Disparaging.
1.
a U.S. Marine.
Origin
jar1 + head
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British Dictionary definitions for jar-head's

jarhead

/ˈdʒɑːˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(US, military, slang) a member of the United States Marine Corps
Word Origin
C20: so called because of their distinctive haircut
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Word Origin and History for jar-head's

jarhead

n.

"U.S. Marine," by 1985 (but in a biographical book with a World War II setting), from jar + head. Also used as a general term of insult (by 1979) and by 1922 as a Georgia dialectal word for "mule."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for jar-head's

jarhead

noun
  1. A mule (1918+)
  2. A US Marine; gyrene (WWII armed forces)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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