beautician

[byoo-tish-uhn]
noun
1.
a person trained to style and dress the hair; hairdresser. Compare esthetician ( def 2 ).
2.
a manager or an employee of a beauty parlor.

Origin:
1920–25, Americanism; beaut(y) + -ician

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beautician (bjuːˈtɪʃən)
 
n
a person who works in or manages a beauty salon

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beautician
first recorded 1924, Amer.Eng. (the Cleveland, Ohio, telephone directory, to be precise), from beauty + ending as in technician. Beauty salon is from 1922, a substitution for prosaic beauty shop (1901).
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Example sentences
Located within the complex are a fitness center--including steam room, sauna and whirlpool--a yoga center and a beautician.
She could be the beautician who styles your hair or the mechanic who replaces your brakes.
As he flees, he accidentally runs into a comely beautician.
Through this actor-director-producer-beautician, anyone could theoretically get to anyone else.
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