waxer

noun
wax·​er | \ ˈwak-sər How to pronounce waxer (audio) \

Definition of waxer

1 : a device for applying wax
2 : one whose work is applying or polishing with wax

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Boyfriends have been less thorough than this waxer. Lara Naaman, Glamour, "What Is a Brazilian Wax Like? Here's What to Expect (in Excruciating Detail)," 27 Mar. 2019 The important thing to remember is that your waxer has probably seen hundreds of people's pubic areas. Sam Escobar, Good Housekeeping, "12 Things You Need to Know Before Getting a Bikini Wax," 6 July 2018 The important thing to remember is that your waxer has probably seen hundreds of people's pubic areas. Sam Escobar, Good Housekeeping, "12 Things You Need to Know Before Getting a Bikini Wax," 6 July 2018 Some things are meant to be kept between a man and his waxer. Max Berlinger, GQ, "A Male Brazilian Wax Is a Painful Way to Make Your Junk Look, Uh, Bigger," 25 Apr. 2018 The important thing to remember is that your waxer has probably seen hundreds of people's pubic areas. Sam Escobar, Good Housekeeping, "11 Things You Need to Know Before Getting a Bikini Wax," 9 Oct. 2017 What struck Saladin Ahmed was that a single brown corn pop was working as a janitor operating a floor waxer. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Paul Daugherty: Day 4's not too late for the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade," 26 Oct. 2017 Before Ross could catch her breath, her waxer squeezed her two nostrils together, grabbed the end of the Q-tip not lodged inside her nose and pulled it out as the star screamed in a mixture of fear and pain. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Tracee Ellis Ross Waxes Her Nostrils, Shares the Painful Video on Instagram: 'Just Say No!'," 10 Oct. 2017 Michigan State, though, does it well in the case of Sparty, an ancient warrior with an excellent eyebrow waxer and a strong chin. Joan Niesen, SI.com, "The Top 10 Mascots in College Football, Ranked by Someone Terrified of Mascots," 3 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of waxer

circa 1875, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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