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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
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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
SHAMPOOER Defined for Kids

1shampoo

noun sham·poo \sham-ˈpü\
plural sham·poos

Definition of SHAMPOO for Kids

1
:  a cleaner made for washing the hair
2
:  an act of washing the hair

2shampoo

verb sham·poo
sham·pooedsham·poo·ing

Definition of SHAMPOO for Kids

:  to wash the hair and scalp

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