razor

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noun ra·zor \ˈrā-zər\

Definition of razor

  1. :  a keen-edged cutting instrument for shaving or cutting hair

Origin and Etymology of razor

Middle English rasour, from Anglo-French rasur, from raser to raze, shave — more at rase


First Known Use: 14th century



RAZOR Defined for English Language Learners

razor

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noun ra·zor \ˈrā-zər\

Definition of razor for English Language Learners

  • : a tool or device with a sharp edge that is used to shave or cut hair from the face, body, or head


RAZOR Defined for Kids

razor

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noun ra·zor \ˈrā-zər\

Definition of razor for Students

  1. :  a sharp cutting instrument used to shave off hair



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