verb (used with object)
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Origin of barber
OTHER WORDS FROM barberun·bar·bered, adjectivewell-barbered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for barber
Harry Raymond, a reporter for the Daily Worker, a communist newspaper published in New York City that campaigned against racial discrimination, counted 34 bullets in front of a barber shop.America’s first post-World War II race riot led to the near-lynching of Thurgood Marshall|Chris Lamb|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
They were classified as high-risk close contacts to the barber, who had several negative test results before being allowed into the facility.Chiefs escape further coronavirus exposure after mishap involving barber who tested positive|Mark Maske|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Now with barely 25 hours of work a week and bills piling up, Barber, 60, worries the federal government will resume withholding 12 percent of her paycheck for a past-due student loan.Looming end to student loan payment moratorium raises fears among defaulted borrowers|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
For Barber, the new position is the latest step in a professional career spent working both inside and outside the tech industry.Venture firm M13 names former Techstars LA managing director, Anna Barber, as its newest partner|Jonathan Shieber|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
All of them must close up, that is, except barber shops and hair salons.
Business owners swept up glass in front of their barber shop.
That is why Malloy is campaigning on a lonely stretch of barber shops and boxing gyms in New Haven a week before the election.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gone are the days of corner suites, an on-staff barber, and diamond medallions given to employees.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“If you say a bad word about someone here, it gets around fast,” said Jack West, the barber.Nunn-Perdue: The Devil Went Down to Perry, Georgia|Patricia Murphy|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He looked, that dreadful afternoon, as if he had just come from his barber, tailor and haberdasher.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For about thirty feet from the ground this was painted in coloured stripes very much like a barber's pole.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
A barber having a dispute with a parish clerk on a point of grammar, the latter said it was a downright barbarism, indeed.
Even the cribbage game under the barber shop was suspended, and the cribbage game was an institution.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
They both found me under the barber's hand; but I had a bottle of good sack in the house, and so made them very welcome.
At night before I went to bed the barber came to trim me and wash me, and so to bed, in order to my being clean to-morrow.