Definition of Hairdressing

1. Noun. A toiletry for the hair.

Exact synonyms: Hair Grease, Hair Oil, Hair Tonic
Specialized synonyms: Pomade, Pomatum
Generic synonyms: Toilet Articles, Toiletry



2. Noun. Care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair.
Exact synonyms: Hair Care, Haircare
Specialized synonyms: Brush, Brushing, Comb, Combing, Shampoo, Hairweaving
Generic synonyms: Aid, Attention, Care, Tending

Definition of Hairdressing

1. Noun. The washing, colouring, cutting and styling of the hair; the art or trade of a hairdresser. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hairdressing

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairdressing

haircaps
haircare
haircloth
haircloths
haircurling
haircut
haircuts
haircutter
haircutters
haircutting
haircuttings
hairdo
hairdos
hairdresser
hairdressers
hairdressing (current term)
hairdressings
hairdryer
hairdryers
haire
haired
hairedness
hairen
haires
hairgrip
hairgrips
hairier
hairiest
hairily
hairiness

Literary usage of Hairdressing

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1. The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow: Being Anecdotes of by Rees Howell Gronow, Joseph Grego (1892)
"hairdressing FIFTY YEARS SINCE, AND VAILS TO SERVANTS.—Nobody in the present day can conceive the inconvenience of our military costume when I first entered ..."

2. A Run Through the United States, During the Autumn of 1840 by Archibald Montgomery Maxwell (1841)
"... Scott — Dandy Bar-keeper — Concert at Dr. Wainwright's — Clerical hairdressing — Tracing of Descents from the Old Country — Wealth Second to Lineage. ..."

3. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"Native hairdressing. Kaava Drinking. Buying Stone Adzes. Excursion to Mbau Island. Structure of the Island. Na vatani tawaki. Relics of Cannibalism. ..."

4. What Our Daughters Can Do for Themselves: A Handbook of Women's Employments by J. E. Davidson (1894)
"hairdressing AMONG the occupations open to women which have rapidly come into favour we may count that of hair- dressing. Fifteen years ago Mr. Douglas ..."

5. The Picturesque Antiquities of Spain: Described in a Series of Letters, with by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells (1846)
"hairdressing. THE GIRALDA. CASA DE PILATOS. MONASTERIES. ITALICA. Seville. MENDICITY is one of the Curiosities—and not the least picturesque one —of this ..."

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