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barber

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noun bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Definition of barber

  1. :  one whose business is cutting and dressing hair, shaving and trimming beards, and performing related services

Examples of barber in a Sentence

  1. He goes to a barber downtown.

  2. went to the barber to get his hair cut and his beard trimmed

Origin and Etymology of barber

Middle English, from Anglo-French barbour, from barbe beard — more at barb


First Known Use: 14th century


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barber

verb bar·ber

Definition of barber

barbered

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barbering

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

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to perform the services of a barber

Circa 1616

First Known Use of barber

circa 1616


Barber

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biographical name Bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Definition of Barber

  1. Samuel 1910–1981 American composer


BARBER Defined for English Language Learners

barber

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noun

Definition of barber for English Language Learners

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


BARBER Defined for Kids

barber

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noun bar·ber \ˈbär-bər\

Definition of barber for Students

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



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