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
Not only is the design by a world-renowned firm, Pierre-Yves Rochon LLC, but the spa is La Prairie and the salon is by Hollywood's go-to color maven Tracey Cunningham.
Salon by Sucré, chef Tariq Hanna's savory restaurant above the French Quarter outlet of the sweet shop Sucré, has stopped serving dinner.
In 1987, after learning about a store for rent from the owner of a Bleecker Street nail salon, Arleen Bowman opened a women’s clothing boutique under her own name at 353 Bleecker, between West 10th and Charles Streets.
The salon saw a spike in business after the name change and garnered national media attention, including from conservative talk-show host Sean Hannity and NPR.
Knutson said his path to Mount Shasta began in 2015 at a hair salon on Haight Street in San Francisco.
Desna lives life to the fullest, both with her colleagues and with her smooth-talking, heavily-tattooed lover, Roller (Jack Kesy), who feels perfectly comfortable dropping into the salon during business hours for a steamy tryst with Desna.
The salon is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.
Fifteen people from this small town north of Dallas were sent to the hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday after the gas seeped into a hair salon from a loose heater vent.
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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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