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shampoo

1shampoo

transitive verb sham·poo \sham-ˈpü\

: to clean (something, such as hair, a carpet, etc.) with shampoo

Full Definition of SHAMPOO

1
archaic :  massage
2
a :  to wash (as the hair) with soap and water or with a special preparation
b :  to wash the hair of
sham·poo·er noun

Examples of SHAMPOO

  1. She shampoos her hair every morning.
  2. We need to shampoo the rug.

Origin of SHAMPOO

Hindi & Urdu cā̃po, imperative of cā̃pnā to press, massage
First Known Use: 1762

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

2shampoo

noun

: a special liquid that is used for cleaning your hair

: a special liquid used for cleaning rugs, carpets, etc.

: an act of cleaning hair, a carpet, etc., with shampoo

plural shampoos

Full Definition of SHAMPOO

1
:  an act or instance of shampooing
2
:  a preparation used in shampooing

First Known Use of SHAMPOO

1838

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

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