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barbershop

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noun bar·ber·shop \ˈbär-bər-ˌshäp\

Definition of barbershop

  1. :  a barber's place of business

1579

First Known Use of barbershop

1579


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barbershop

adjective bar·ber·shop

Definition of barbershop

  1. :  of a style of unaccompanied group singing of popular songs usually marked by highly conventionalized close harmony

Origin and Etymology of barbershop

from the old custom of men in barbershops forming quartets for impromptu singing of sentimental songs


First Known Use: 1887



BARBERSHOP Defined for English Language Learners

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barbershop

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noun bar·ber·shop \ˈbär-bər-ˌshäp\

Definition of barbershop for English Language Learners

  • : a place where a barber works


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