beautician
noun Etymology: beauty + -ician Date: 1924 cosmetologist

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  • beautician — first recorded 1924, Amer.Eng. (the Cleveland, Ohio, telephone directory, to be precise), from BEAUTY (Cf. beauty) + ending as in technician. Beauty salon is from 1922, a substitution for prosaic beauty shop (1901) …   Etymology dictionary

  • beautician — ► NOUN ▪ a person whose job is to give beauty treatments …   English terms dictionary

  • beautician — ☆ beautician [byo͞o tish′ən ] n. a person who does hair styling, manicures, etc. in a beauty salon; cosmetologist …   English World dictionary

  • beautician — UK [bjuːˈtɪʃ(ə)n] / US [bjəˈtɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms beautician : singular beautician plural beauticians someone whose job is to give people beauty treatments …   English dictionary

  • beautician — [[t]bjuːtɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] beauticians N COUNT A beautician is a person whose job is giving people beauty treatments such as doing their nails, treating their skin, and putting on their make up …   English dictionary

  • beautician — /byooh tish euhn/, n. 1. a person trained to style and dress the hair; hairdresser. Cf. esthetician. 2. a manager or an employee of a beauty parlor. [1920 25, Amer.; BEAUT(Y) + ICIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • beautician — noun One who does hair styling, manicures, and other beauty treatments. See Also: beauty, beautiful, beautifully …   Wiktionary

  • beautician — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. hairdresser, manicurist, coiffurist …   English dictionary for students

  • beautician — beau|ti|cian [bju:ˈtıʃən] n someone whose job is to give beauty treatments to your skin, hair etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beautician — beau|ti|cian [ bjə tıʃn ] noun count someone whose job is to give people beauty treatments or cut and style women s hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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