hairdressing
hairdressing \hairdressing\ n. a toiletry for the hair.

Syn: hairtonic, hair oil, hair grease. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • hairdressing — /hair dres ing/, n. 1. the act or process of cutting, styling, or dressing hair. 2. the vocation or occupation of a hairdresser. 3. a style of arranging the hair; hairdo; coiffure. 4. a preparation, as tonic, oil, pomade, or the like, applied to… …   Universalium

  • hairdressing — [[t]he͟ə(r)dresɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Hairdressing is the job or activity of cutting, colouring, and arranging people s hair. ...personal services such as hairdressing and dry cleaning... Gloria runs a hairdressing salon …   English dictionary

  • hairdressing — noun Hairdressing is used before these nouns: ↑business, ↑salon …   Collocations dictionary

  • hairdressing — hairdresser ► NOUN ▪ a person who cuts and styles hair. DERIVATIVES hairdressing noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hairdressing — noun Date: 1771 1. a. the action or process of washing, cutting, curling, or arranging the hair b. the occupation of a hairdresser 2. a preparation for grooming and styling the hair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hairdressing — noun The washing, colouring, cutting and styling of the hair; the art or trade of a hairdresser. See Also: hairdressed, hairdresser …   Wiktionary

  • hairdressing — n. cutting or styling of the hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hairdressing — See: hairdresser …   English dictionary

  • hairdressing — hair•dress•ing [[t]ˈhɛərˌdrɛs ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) clo the act or process of cutting, styling, or dressing hair 2) clo the occupation of a hairdresser 3) clo a preparation, as an oil or pomade, for dressing or styling the hair • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • hairdressing — /ˈhɛədrɛsɪŋ/ (say hairdresing) noun 1. the cutting, styling, tinting, and arranging of hair, especially women s hair. 2. the occupation of a hairdresser. 3. a tonic or preparation for the hair …   Australian English dictionary

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