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beautician

[byoo-tish-uh n] /byuˈtɪʃ ən/
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
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; beaut(y) + -ician
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Examples for beautician
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for beautician

beautician

/bjuːˈtɪʃən/
noun
1.
a person who works in or manages a beauty salon
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Word Origin and History for beautician
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).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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