hairdresser
noun Date: 1764 1. a person whose occupation is the dressing or cutting of hair 2. British barber

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hairdresser — Hair dress er ( dr[e^]s [ e]r), n. One who dresses or cuts hair; a barber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hairdresser — 1770, from HAIR (Cf. hair) + DRESSER (Cf. dresser). Related: Hairdressing (1771) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hairdresser — [n] hair stylist barber, beautician, coiffeur, coiffeuse, friseur; concept 348 …   New thesaurus

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

  • hairdresser — [her′dres΄ər] n. a person whose work is dressing hair hairdressing n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • hairdresser — [[t]he͟ə(r)dresə(r)[/t]] hairdressers 1) N COUNT A hairdresser is a person who cuts, colours, and arranges people s hair. 2) N COUNT A hairdresser or a hairdresser s is a shop where a hairdresser works. I work in this new hairdresser s …   English dictionary

  • hairdresser — hair|dress|er [ˈheəˌdresə US ˈherˌdresər] n 1.) a person who cuts, washes, and arranges people s hair in particular styles →↑barber 2.) the hairdresser s BrE the hairdresser s shop = ↑salon →↑barber s ▪ an appointment at the hairdresser s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hairdresser */ — UK [ˈheə(r)ˌdresə(r)] / US [ˈherˌdresər] noun [countable] Word forms hairdresser : singular hairdresser plural hairdressers someone whose job is to cut people s hair. The place they work in is called a hairdresser s. Derived word: hairdressing… …   English dictionary

  • hairdresser — noun (C) 1 a person who cuts, washes, and arranges people s hair in particular styles 2 the hairdresser s the hairdresser s shop compare barber hairdressing noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hairdresser — hair|dress|er [ her,dresər ] noun count * someone whose job is to cut people s hair. The place they work in is called a hairdresser s. ╾ hair|dress|ing noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hairdresser — n. 1 a person who cuts and styles hair, esp. professionally. 2 the business or establishment of a hairdresser. Derivatives: hairdressing n …   Useful english dictionary

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