Definition of haircut in English:

haircut

Pronunciation /ˈherˌkət/ /ˈhɛrˌkət/

Translate haircut into Spanish

noun

  • 1The style in which a person's hair is cut.

    ‘he's always very particular about his haircut’
    • ‘We've arrived at a day and age when it's the person who wears the haircut and style, rather than the other way around.’
    • ‘He was white, around 5ft 9in, stocky and muscular, with a crew-cut style haircut and he looked scruffy.’
    • ‘Less is more when it comes to style and color, and with the right haircut, your hair can become low on maintenance and high on style.’
    • ‘New hairstyles and haircuts are great ways to change your look, especially if you feel like you are due for some sort of change and are tired of your mundane, routine look.’
    • ‘And during videos, other flight attendants would provide haircuts, styling and shoe-shining at your seat.’
    • ‘Each period has a look, difficult to define but instantly recognisable; partly a matter of haircuts and style, partly the type of face considered handsome.’
    • ‘Their faces, their athletic style, even their haircuts are as familiar as their names.’
    • ‘I would never turn down a request for help determining what styles or haircuts would look good on someone.’
    • ‘You should also get a haircut regularly as it will make your hair easier to style, and keep it looking neat most of the time.’
    • ‘A few strands of black hair hung in the man's eyes; his haircut looked like a crew cut not taken care of.’
    • ‘A bevy of beauties from Bangalore promenaded all over the saloon, sporting some of the trends in haircuts and some wacky coiffures.’
    • ‘You've finally found the right haircut but still can't quite achieve the style you're looking for.’
    • ‘But I'd add a few particulars: first, look for people whose haircuts you like, but who also have your hair type.’
    • ‘Facials, manicures, body massage, electrolysis, not to mention haircuts, highlights and perms are all on offer at a fraction of the price you'd pay at a high street salon.’
    • ‘And get a tan, a cool haircut and some fashionable clothes.’
    • ‘Look after your hair - have a haircut every six weeks or so.’
    • ‘Get a fresh haircut, trim your fingernails, and shine your shoes if needed.’
    • ‘His haircut is short and extremely sophisticated.’
    • ‘They successfully combined cutting edge fashion with a haircut that suits you personally.’
    • ‘There used to be a lot of bad haircuts, now men are going into ladies salons and having their hair styled more.’
    hairstyle, haircut, cut, style, coiffure
    1. 1.1An act of cutting a person's hair.
      ‘hair salons offering discounted haircuts’
      • ‘Yesterday as I drove to the beauty salon for my haircut.’
      • ‘Until the 1970s only a few men went to a salon for a haircut and styling.’
      • ‘There's also a salon for haircuts, pedicures, manicures and makeup lessons.’
      • ‘I've decided to take a risk and try a highly-raved about salon for my haircut instead of my usual haunt.’
      • ‘Sammie grabbed my arm and yanked me into a salon where she forced me into a haircut.’
  • 2informal A reduction in the stated value of an asset.

    • ‘the banks would probably be willing to take a haircut on the rest’
    • ‘Also, the effort shows that the government is serious about forcing creditors to take a haircut on their loans and bondholdings if need be.’
    • ‘If the government absorbed half the losses, the banks would probably be willing to take a haircut on the rest.’
    • ‘Tight haircuts for bootboy bankers and existing shareholders could be the order of the day.’
    • ‘If this happens, bondholders will take a serious haircut, while shareholders will get a big fat nothing.’
    • ‘Injuries, sending-offs and even haircuts can play havoc with even the best laid plans.’