hairdresser

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hairdresser someone who cuts or beautifies hair
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hairdresser One who dresses or cuts hair; a barber.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hairdresser One who dresses or cuts hair; a barber.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hairdresser one who dresses or cuts hair: a barber
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hǽr, Ger., Dut., and Dan. haar, &c.

Usage

In literature:

There were also on the premises a bank, a broker's office, a hairdresser, and a postal-telegraph office.
"The Third Degree" by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
I noticed the same rule prevailed in merchandise, hairdressing, and all kinds of business.
"A California Girl" by Edward Eldridge
We started off for the hairdresser's in this hired carriage.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875" by Various
Little Yi likes to watch the hairdressing, and I don't.
"The Little Girl Lost" by Eleanor Raper
It was she herself who remembered the old hairdresser at Sonnay, a true artist of the old kind.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
Mrs. Barbauld might well complain of the fatigue from hairdressers in London.
"A Book of Sibyls" by Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
Connected with it is a saloon for the hairdresser and chiropodist, and an attendants' room.
"The Turkish Bath" by Robert Owen Allsop
She was the hairdresser.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Great reception of Mr. H. M. STANLEY by his Hairdresser.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, May 3, 1890." by Various
Mother thinks to a hairdresser.
"The Son of His Mother" by Clara Viebig
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In poetry:

How came it then one summer day,
Coiffing the daughter of the King,
He lengthened out the least delay
And loitered in his hairdressing?
"The Ballad Of A Barber" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
The fire broke out in a hairdresser's, in the town of Scarborough,
And as the fire spread it filled the people's hearts with sorrow;
But the police and the fire brigade were soon on the ground,
Then the hose and reel were quickly sent round.
"The Disastrous Fire at Scarborough" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

As diamonds are forever, so is the sexy, sophisticated, retro-edge glamour behind Jewelled , Kathryn Longmuir of Ishoka's winning collection from the 2004-2005 British Hairdressing Awards-Afro Hairdresser of the Year.
She said by phone yesterday that she was determined to lead as close to a normal life as possible, and was on her way to the hairdresser and then to the supermarket.
Hairdresser snags Midtown home with 'great bones' for less than cost of rent.
Hazel Denham has learned in her 70 years of hairdressing experience that customers tend to love the styles they wore when they were young.
Go to hairdressing school for a cheap cut, try a culinary school for slightly irregular tarts, and take your pants to an apprentice tailor next time you're in Italy.
Hairdressing, slavery and how to fix school board seesaw .
There are stylists and hairdressers to tell us what to wear and how to style our hair.
According to her attorney, they did not know each other all that well and had met through a hairdresser.
Why do celebrities insist on Photoshop and travel with make-up artists and hairdressers.
Famed hairdresser Vidal Sassoon is dead at 84 and much will be written about his influence and his philosophy of hair design.
Michael Portman has heard his salon customers share information with their hairdressers that they wouldn't confide in anyone else.
Top-Toy teaches boys to be domestics (and hairdressers).
Octomom Nadya Suleman was investigated yesterday for child neglect after her hairdresser called the cops to report horrible living conditions.
One by one the girls sat down on a chair while hairdresser Marilyn McRae chopped their ponytails off.
Kate Middleton, she of the long chestnut locks, has found herself in the center of an epic battle – between hairdressers.
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In science:

All those cappuccino bars and hairdressers were created by the economy; by entropy, to ensure that the Bowley ratio remained equal to 1-(r/W).
The Bowley Ratio
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