skullet

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English[edit]

Early example of what would later be called a "skullet", by (partially bald) Benjamin Butler in the 1870s.

Etymology[edit]

Blend of skull +‎ mullet

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skullet (plural skullets)

  1. (informal) A more extreme form of the mullet hairstyle, in which the hair at the back is kept long, whilst the hair on the top and the sides is shaven in a buzzcut or skinhead style.
    • 2010, Chad Gibbs, God & Football: Faith and Fanaticism in the SEC, page № unknown:
      John was, thankfully, no longer sporting the skullet from his Facebook profile.
      “So what was the deal with that?” I asked.
      John just laughed. “It was a contest Christian Student Fellowship put on last year to see who could grow the best mullet. I won.”
      “I’m sure.”
      “And then when we left for our mission trip to Africa, I had to take it up a notch, so I went for the skullet.”
      How beautiful is the skullet of him who brings good news.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skuləð/, [ˈsɡ̊uləð], [sɡ̊u]

Verb[edit]

skullet

  1. past participle of skulle

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

skullet

  1. past participle of skulle