straight razor

noun

Definition of straight razor

  1. :  a razor with a rigid steel cutting blade hinged to a case that forms a handle when the razor is open for use

1917

First Known Use of straight razor

1917


STRAIGHT RAZOR Defined for English Language Learners

straight razor

noun

Definition of straight razor for English Language Learners

  • : a razor that is enclosed in a case which forms a handle when the razor is pulled out for use


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