Jarhead meaning

järhĕd
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(slang) A US marine.
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(slang) A member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
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A US Marine.
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Origin of jarhead

  • Perhaps from the shape of the hat the Marines once wore

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Due to the regulation high and tight haircut of the marines.

    From Wiktionary