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  1. A bald person or person with a shaved or cropped head (1940s+)
  2. A Marine recruit (1950s+ Marine Corps)
  3. A close-cropped person with neo-Nazi, racist, and other extreme right sentiments: A mob enraged by the appearance of a nationally known racist chased and beat a group of teenage white supremacist ''skinheads'' (1960s+ British)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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