noun bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

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

Full Definition of BARBER

:  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


bar·beredbar·ber·ing \-b(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of BARBER

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

First Known Use of BARBER



biographical name Bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Definition of BARBER

Samuel 1910–1981 Am. composer
BARBERING Defined for Kids


noun bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Definition of BARBER for Kids

:  a person whose business is cutting hair and shaving and trimming beards


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