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hairdresser

[ hair-dres-er ]
/ ˈhɛərˌdrɛs ər /
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noun

a person who arranges or cuts hair.
Chiefly British. barber.

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Origin of hairdresser

First recorded in 1760–70; hair + dresser1
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British Dictionary definitions for hairdresser

hairdresser
/ (ˈhɛəˌdrɛsə) /

noun

a person whose business is cutting, curling, colouring and arranging hair, esp that of women
a hairdresser's establishmentRelated adjective: tonsorial

Derived forms of hairdresser

hairdressing, noun
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