Definition of salon
1 : an elegant apartment or living room (as in a fashionable home)
2 : a fashionable assemblage of notables (such as literary figures, artists, or statesmen) held by custom at the home of a prominent person
3a : a hall for exhibition of artb capitalized : an annual exhibition of works of art
4 : a stylish business establishment or shop a beauty salon
Examples of salon in a Sentence
at its headquarters the company maintains a fashionable salon filled with works of modern art
Recent Examples of salon from the Web
J.C. Penney is adding high-price items like appliances, expanding its partnership with beauty company Sephora and focusing on services like salons to draw more shoppers into stores.
Competitors: Beauty and nail salons, spas, regional and local waxing centers.
Many salons are recommending appointments, and some are planning to extend the sale date.
Smoke spread into two adjoining apartments behind the salon.
A sedan involved in a road-rage incident smashed into a Lakeside hair salon and burst into flames Saturday night.
The bakery is in the same center as Amber Waves hair salon, Couture Vision and Vita Sana, just north of Potbelly.
And a subtle stampede is on in the salons of New York and Washington.
What was once a movie theater has been carved into several retail establishments, including Happy Foot Spa, one of several massage parlors and nail salons.
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Origin and Etymology of salon
First Known Use: 1699See Words from the same year
SALON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of salon for English Language Learners
: a business that gives customers beauty treatments (such as haircuts)
: a large room in a fashionable house that is used for entertaining guests
: a regular meeting of writers, artists, etc., at someone's home
SALON Defined for Kids
Definition of salon for Students
: a business that offers customers beauty treatments a hair salon
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