hairdresser

noun
hair·​dress·​er | \ ˈher-ˌdre-sər How to pronounce hairdresser (audio) \

Definition of hairdresser

1 : a person whose occupation is the dressing or cutting of hair
2 British : barber

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Examples of hairdresser in a Sentence

she recommended her hairdresser to a friend who wanted to get a perm
Recent Examples on the Web As the hairdresser cuts her hair, Siwa can be heard squealing with excitement. Edward Segarra, USA TODAY, 7 Apr. 2022 The 30-second video, which Daniel Blevins, a hairdresser in Tennessee, posted to TikTok in January, has over 62,000 views and 16,000 likes. NBC News, 24 Dec. 2021 My mom is really good friends with her hairdresser, and his husband has seen it over 80 times. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 27 Apr. 2022 My hairdresser asked about any changes in medications. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 21 Apr. 2022 The brash former Navy SEAL officer with presidential aspirations was a year into his first term when news broke in January 2018 of an affair three years earlier with his St. Louis hairdresser. Jim Salter, ajc, 11 Apr. 2022 The brash former Navy SEAL officer with presidential aspirations was a year into his first term when news broke in January 2018 of an affair three years earlier with his St. Louis hairdresser. CBS News, 11 Apr. 2022 The brash former Navy SEAL officer with presidential aspirations was a year into his first term when news broke in January 2018 of an affair three years earlier with his St. Louis hairdresser. Jim Salter, chicagotribune.com, 11 Apr. 2022 My usual hairdresser had warned me that the Daisy Edgar-Jones fringe wouldn't work with my love of cycling and helmet-wear, combined with my unwillingness to style it. Amy Sedghi, refinery29.com, 16 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hairdresser

1764, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hairdresser was in 1764

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17 May 2022

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“Hairdresser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hairdresser. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for hairdresser

hairdresser

noun
hair·​dress·​er | \ ˈher-ˌdre-sər How to pronounce hairdresser (audio) \

Kids Definition of hairdresser

: a person who styles or cuts hair

Other Words from hairdresser

hairdressing noun

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