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hairdresser

[hair-dres-er] /ˈhɛərˌdrɛs ər/
noun
1.
a person who arranges or cuts hair.
2.
Chiefly British, barber.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; hair + dresser1
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British Dictionary definitions for hair-dresser

hairdresser

/ˈhɛəˌdrɛsə/
noun
1.
a person whose business is cutting, curling, colouring and arranging hair, esp that of women
2.
a hairdresser's establishment related adjective tonsorial
Derived Forms
hairdressing, noun
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Word Origin and History for hair-dresser

hairdresser

n.

1770, from hair + dresser. Related: Hairdressing (1771).

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