[ byoo-tish-uh n ]
/ byuˈtɪʃ ən /


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

Origin of beautician

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; beaut(y) + -ician Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples 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

/ (bjuːˈtɪʃən) /


a person who works in or manages a beauty salon
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