beautician

[ byoo-tish-uh n ]
/ byuˈtɪʃ ən /

noun

a person trained to style and dress the hair; hairdresser.Compare esthetician(def 2).
a manager or an employee of a beauty parlorbeauty salon.

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Origin of beautician

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; beaut(y) + -ician
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Example sentences from the Web for beautician

  • "You should take care of yourself better," the beautician informed me.

    China's Financial Insider|Huang Hung|March 18, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • It wasn't the beautician's open charges that bothered us, because everyone knew they were just disgruntled.

    Breeder Reaction|Winston Marks

British Dictionary definitions for beautician

beautician
/ (bjuːˈtɪʃən) /

noun

a person who works in or manages a beauty salon
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