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shampoo

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transitive verb sham·poo \sham-ˈpü\

Simple Definition of shampoo

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

Full Definition of shampoo

  1. 1 archaic :  massage

  2. 2a :  to wash (as the hair) with soap and water or with a special preparationb :  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


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shampoo

noun sham·poo

Simple Definition of shampoo

  • : 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

Full Definition of shampoo

plural shampoos

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of shampooing

  2. 2 :  a preparation used in shampooing

1838

First Known Use of shampoo

1838



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