[ koz-mi-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌkɒz mɪˈtɒl ə dʒi /
the art or profession of applying cosmetics.
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Origin of cosmetology
OTHER WORDS FROM cosmetologycos·me·to·log·i·cal [koz-mi-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌkɒz mɪ tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivecos·me·tol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby cosmetology
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British Dictionary definitions for cosmetologist (1 of 2)
/ (ˌkɒzmɪˈtɒlədʒɪst) /
a person skilled or trained in the use of cosmetics and beauty treatments
Word Origin for cosmetologist
C20: a blend of cosmetics + -ologist
British Dictionary definitions for cosmetologist (2 of 2)
/ (ˌkɒzmɛˈtɒlədʒɪ) /
the work of beauty therapists, including hairdressing, facials, manicures, etc
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