shaving cream



a preparation, as of soap and free fatty acid, that is lathered and applied to the face to soften and condition the beard for shaving.

Origin of shaving cream

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shaving cream

Historical Examples of shaving cream

  • The bottle of shaving-cream hit upon a stone and was smashed.

    The Peace Egg and Other tales

    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • He examined them one after another, and stopped at some recently invented French shaving-cream.

    The Fallen Leaves

    Wilkie Collins