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barber

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noun bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Simple Definition of barber

  • : a person whose job is to cut men's hair

Full Definition of barber

  1. :  one whose business is cutting and dressing hair, shaving and trimming beards, and performing related services

Examples of barber

  1. He goes to a barber downtown.

  2. <went to the barber to get his hair cut and his beard trimmed>



Origin of barber

Middle English, from Anglo-French barbour, from barbe beard — more at barb


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with barber


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barber

verb bar·ber

Definition of barber

bar·beredbar·ber·ing play \-b(ə-)riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to perform the services of a barber for :  trim or groom the hair or beard of

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to perform the services of a barber



1606

First Known Use of barber

1606


Barber

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biographical name Bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Definition of Barber

  1. Samuel 1910–1981 Am. composer





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