shaver

noun

shav·​er ˈshā-vər How to pronounce shaver (audio)
1
: a person who shaves
2
archaic : one who swindles
3
: a tool or machine for shaving
especially : an electric razor
4

Examples of shaver in a Sentence

when he was just a shaver back in the old days when my dad was just a little shaver
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of shaver was in the 15th century

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“Shaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaver. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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shaver

noun
shav·​er ˈshā-vər How to pronounce shaver (audio)
1
: a person who shaves
2
: a tool or machine for shaving
especially : an electric-powered razor
3

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