beautician

noun beau·ti·cian \ byü-ˈti-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of beautician

plural beauticians
: a person licensed to provide cosmetic treatments to the hair, skin, and nails : cosmetologist
  • Although there are no data to prove it, some beauticians hold that the health and physical-fitness boom has sanctioned a concern for the well-being of the body that in the past might have appeared vain and unmasculine.
  • —Deborah Blumenthal

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Origin and Etymology of beautician


BEAUTICIAN Defined for English Language Learners

beautician

Definition of beautician for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to give beauty treatments to women by washing and cutting hair, applying makeup, etc.


BEAUTICIAN Defined for Kids

beautician

noun beau·ti·cian \ byü-ˈti-shən \

Definition of beautician for Students

: a person who gives beauty treatments (as to skin and hair)


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