Definition of hairdresser in English:


Pronunciation /ˈherˌdresər/ /ˈhɛrˌdrɛsər/

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  • A person who cuts and styles hair as an occupation.

    ‘She tells me she is just back from the hairdresser and the coiffure will revert to ragged ringlets as soon as it hits rain.’
    • ‘We provide new clothing, a shower, new haircuts by professional hairdressers and access to healthcare.’
    • ‘Thoroughfares in and out of the cities are lined with innocent looking hairdressers and beauty parlours.’
    • ‘It's easy to look great when a team of make up artists, hairdressers and stylists surrounds you.’
    • ‘My mum goes to the hairdresser when she needs her hair cutting, but she always asks me to check if they're doing it right.’
    • ‘Beauticians, hairdressers and other businesses have offered their services and there will be a number of treatments on offer.’
    • ‘The category includes the legal economic activity of hairdressers and manicurists.’
    • ‘Occupational hazards of hairdressers include having to listen to the dulcet tones of their clients.’
    • ‘Bruce, who is training as a hairdresser and beautician, was also on her way to the protest last night.’
    • ‘My hair was all shiny and smooth from the stuff the hairdresser put in my hair yesterday.’
    • ‘The heating had failed at the hairdressers and Jerry had to keep putting on the hairdryers in a futile attempt to warm the place.’
    • ‘Today, I spent a long time at the hairdressers, gossiping with the staff and having my hair coloured and snipped and fiddled with.’
    • ‘This method is not widely recommended by hairdressers, as it can damage your already processed hair.’
    • ‘Three hairdressers appeared at daybreak in order to ready my hair for the wedding.’
    • ‘My father's living was the manufacture and sale of shampoo to hairdressers.’
    • ‘It doubles as a touch-up for hair roots between visits to hairdressers, but it will wash out.’
    • ‘She always loved doing her hair and knew she was going to be a hairdresser.’
    • ‘My hairdresser refused to colour my hair unless I had a skin test to ensure I was not allergic to the hair dye.’
    • ‘The question I am struggling with at the moment is: do I ask my hairdresser for a bag of my hair?’
    • ‘Why is it that her worst hairdos were when she was married to a hairdresser?’
    hairstylist, stylist, barber
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