Definition for shaving (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), shaved, shaved or (especially in combination) shav·en, shav·ing.
verb (used with object), shaved, shaved or (especially in combination) shav·en, shav·ing.
Origin of shave
Examples from the Web for shaving
Shaving your head is passe and even tattoos are fading as a personalized cultural statement.This One Picture of Telly Savalas Refutes All Fears That Progress Has Ended|Nick Gillespie|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But shaving quickly became a hassle; the tedious measure of the day at work ahead.
We need to take a razor and make a boundary in the shaving foam, people.
Shaving: the most boring, tedious thing a man must do in his little retinue of personal upkeep chores.
There is a big difference between imagining not shaving and actually trying to not shave.
Alluding to the custom of the Indian of shaving off all the hair except the scalp-lock.Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Athearn Jones
The shaving and the kick might fittingly have been suppressed with dignity added to the picture of stern Wamba on horseback.Toledo. The Story of an Old Spanish Capital|Hannah Lynch
There were no looking-glasses in the Presbytery but uncle had a piece not bigger than my two hands for his shaving.The Arrow of Gold|Joseph Conrad
He was shaving, and in consequence his sentences were a little jerky.The Children of Wilton Chase|Mrs. L. T. Meade
The custom of shaving and nicking the head of a fool is very old.Folk-lore of Shakespeare|Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
British Dictionary definitions for shaving (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for shaving (2 of 2)
verb shaves, shaving, shaved, shaved or shaven (mainly tr)
Derived Formsshavable or shaveable, adjective
Word Origin for shave
Idioms and Phrases with shaving
see close call (shave).