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barbershop

noun bar·ber·shop \ ˈbär-bər-ˌshäp \
Updated on: 16 Dec 2017

Definition of barbershop

: a barber's place of business

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First Known Use of barbershop

1579


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barbershop

adjective

Definition of barbershop

: 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



BARBERSHOP Defined for English Language Learners

barbershop

noun

Definition of barbershop for English Language Learners

  • : a place where a barber works


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