Jarhead



[jahr-hed] /ˈdʒɑrˌhɛd/

noun, U.S. Military Slang.
1.
a U.S. Marine.
/ˈdʒɑːˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(US, military, slang) a member of the United States Marine Corps
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.”

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