straight razor

noun
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of straight razor

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

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First Known Use of straight razor

1917

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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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