manscaping

noun
man·​scap·​ing | \ ˈman-ˌskā-piŋ How to pronounce manscaping (audio) \

Definition of manscaping

: the trimming or shaving of a man's body hair so as to enhance his appearance

Other Words from manscaping

manscape \ ˈman-​ˌskāp How to pronounce manscaping (audio) \ verb

Examples of manscaping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Manscaped is a startup that offers manscaping solutions in the form of razors, replacement razors, and more. Madison Durham, USA TODAY, 9 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of manscaping

2003, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for manscaping

blend of man entry 1 and landscaping, gerund of landscape entry 2

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“Manscaping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manscaping. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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