haircut

[ hair-kuht ]
/ ˈhɛərˌkʌt /

noun

an act or instance of cutting the hair.
the style in which the hair is cut and worn, especially men's hair.

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Origin of haircut

First recorded in 1895–1900; hair + cut

OTHER WORDS FROM haircut

hair·cut·ter, nounhair·cut·ting, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for haircut

haircut
/ (ˈhɛəˌkʌt) /

noun

the act or an instance of cutting the hair
the style in which hair has been cut
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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