shaver

noun shav·er \ ˈshā-vər \
|Updated on: 1 Jun 2018

Definition of shaver

1 : a person who shaves
2 archaic : one who swindles
3 : a tool or machine for shaving; especially : an electric razor
4 : boy, youngster

Examples of shaver in a Sentence

  1. when he was just a shaver

  2. back in the old days when my dad was just a little shaver

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First Known Use of shaver

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SHAVER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of shaver for English Language Learners

  • : a tool or device that is used to shave hair from your face, body, or head

  • : a person who shaves

  • : a young boy



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