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barber

bar·ber

barber

 
 
pronunciation:
bar br
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person whose business is to shave, cut, or style hair and beards.
He asked the barber to cut his hair short and trim his beard.
similar words:
beautician, coiffeur, hairdresser, stylist
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: barbered, barbering, barbers
definition: to shave, trim, or style the hair or beard of.
synonyms:
cut, shave, style, trim
similar words:
coiffure, comb, conk, do, dress, perm, shear, tonsure
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  • barbershop:
    the workplace of a barber.
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