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safety razor

noun

Simple Definition of safety razor

  • : a razor with a cover for part of the blade to prevent deep cuts in the skin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of safety razor

  1. :  a razor provided with a guard for the blade to prevent deep cuts in the skin

Circa 1877

First Known Use of safety razor

circa 1877



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