safety razor

noun
Updated on: 28 Mar 2018

Definition of safety razor

: a razor provided with a guard for the blade to prevent deep cuts in the skin

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First Known Use of safety razor

1842

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Definition of safety razor for English Language Learners

  • : a razor with a cover for part of the blade to prevent deep cuts in the skin



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