salon

noun
sa·​lon | \ sə-ˈlän How to pronounce salon (audio) , ˈsa-ˌlän, sa-ˈlōⁿ\

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 art
b capitalized : an annual exhibition of works of art
4 : a stylish business establishment or shop a beauty salon

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Synonyms for salon

Synonyms

gallery, museum

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Examples of salon in a Sentence

at its headquarters the company maintains a fashionable salon filled with works of modern art

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Also, hydrate your nails as much as possible in between salon visits. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Gel Nails: 12 Things You Need To Know About Gel Manicures," 17 July 2018 And thankfully, very fake-able with regular salon visits and blowouts. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Redbook, "The 11 Physical Features Men Can't Resist, According to Science," 1 Sep. 2017 Kenyon says that using these will help strengthen your hair in between salon appointments. Rebecca Norris, Allure, "This "Warm Peach Cobbler" Hair Color Is the Freshest Way to Update Your Red Hair for Summer," 22 Apr. 2019 To stretch time between salon visits, one of my tricks is using a color-depositing product. Jaime Osnato, SELF, "How I Keep My Temporary Hair Color Fresh to Death," 4 Apr. 2019 Your hair needs some extra TLC before making your salon appointment. Glamour, "7 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Going From Blond to Brunette," 30 Mar. 2019 The photographs were shot in the private apartment of Mademoiselle, on the floor between the public salons and the ateliers at 31 rue Cambon. Kennedy Fraser, Vogue, "From the Archives: Karl Lagerfeld, The Impresario," 19 Feb. 2019 To the shock of many patrons, a growing number of retail establishments, including upscale hair salons and trendy eateries, are turning away customers armed only with cash. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "In a World Without Hard Cash, What’s Left To Steal?," 4 Jan. 2019 The visibility and adulation for the founder-CEO can often allocate the resources of society towards that kind of entrepreneurship, rather than the more common kind, which is opening a nail salon or a law practice. Rebecca Jennings, Vox, "CEOs have never been more idolized. 5 experts explain why that’s a problem.," 29 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of salon

1699, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for salon

French

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salon

noun

English Language Learners Definition of salon

: a business that gives customers beauty treatments (such as haircuts)
old-fashioned : 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

noun
sa·​lon | \ sə-ˈlän How to pronounce salon (audio) , ˈsa-ˌlän\

Kids Definition of salon

: a business that offers customers beauty treatments a hair salon

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