hair·​styl·​ist | \ ˈher-ˌstī-list How to pronounce hairstylist (audio) \

Definition of hairstylist

: hairdresser especially : a person who does creative styling of coiffures

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the hairstylist fashioned the model's hair into an elegant updo
Recent Examples on the Web His longtime hairstylist and friend Kim Berry talked to me in shortly after his death in 2016 about how much Prince loved his city. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Prince: Five years after his death, his beloved Minneapolis has been in turmoil," 21 Apr. 2021 The Poosh founder also revealed that Barker serves as her impromptu hairstylist. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, "Kourtney Kardashian Has Her Name Permanently Tattooed on Travis Barker's Chest," 9 Apr. 2021 Leaving the attention to the face, hairstylist extraordinaire Nikki Nelms crafted a side-part slick-back that boasted a subtle wet look and was finished by a small upward flip. Blake Newby, Essence, "Let's Talk Jurnee Smollett's Sultry SAG Awards Beauty Look," 4 Apr. 2021 Nearby at 17 Jewels Salon, hairstylist Jamie Edwards welcomed the news. Sarah Ravani, San Francisco Chronicle, "Alameda County expects to move to orange tier, but Napa County might not make it," 30 Mar. 2021 In the midst of a mice outbreak in her Bushwick townhouse, hairstylist Jessica Gillin Googled to find 24/7 Pest Control NYC. Charlotte Klein, Curbed, "The Best Exterminators in New York," 30 Mar. 2021 Aaron Perra, Minneapolis hairstylist Go see my mom. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, "What are you going to do when the pandemic is over? These Minnesotans know," 30 Mar. 2021 In a recent interview with USA TODAY, celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin reflected on what she's learned from the persistent Jenner. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, "How 'Keeping up with the Kardashians' changed reality television as we know it, dolls," 18 Mar. 2021 Speaking of baby hairs, hairstylist Tiffanne Williams had Halle's peek through from underneath her custom headscarf. Akili King, Vogue, "How Chloe x Halle Got Ready for the 2021 Grammy Awards," 16 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of hairstylist

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hairstylist was in 1935

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26 Apr 2021

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“Hairstylist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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