[ hair-kuht ]
See synonyms for haircut on
  1. an act or instance of cutting the hair.

  2. the style in which the hair is cut and worn, especially men's hair.

Origin of haircut

First recorded in 1895–1900; hair + cut

Other words from haircut

  • haircutter, noun
  • haircutting, noun, adjective

Words Nearby haircut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use haircut in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for haircut


/ (ˈhɛəˌkʌt) /

  1. the act or an instance of cutting the hair

  2. the style in which hair has been cut

  1. stock exchange slang a percentage of the value of an asset deducted to account for a possible fall in its value before it can be liquidated

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