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bar·ber·shop

 (bär′bər-shŏp′)
n.
The place of business of a barber.
adj.
Of, consisting of, or relating to the performance of sentimental songs for unaccompanied, usually male voices in four-part harmony: a barbershop quartet.

barbershop

(ˈbɑːbəˌʃɒp)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) chiefly US the premises of a barber
2. (Music, other) (modifier) denoting or characterized by a type of close four-part harmony for male voices, popular in romantic and sentimental songs of the 1920s and 1930s: a barbershop quartet.

bar•ber•shop

(ˈbɑr bərˌʃɒp)

n.
1. Also called, esp. Brit.,bar′ber's shop`. the place of business of a barber.
adj.
2. specializing in the singing of popular songs in a sentimental style of unaccompanied, four-part, close chromatic harmony: a barbershop quartet.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barbershop - a shop where men can get their hair cutbarbershop - a shop where men can get their hair cut
barber chair - a large fixed adjustable chair in which barbers seat their customers
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Translations

barbershop

[ˈbɑːbəʃɒp] (US)
A. Nbarbería f
B. CPD barbershop quartet N cuarteto vocal armónico de hombres que se especializa en canciones sentimentales de los años 20 y 30

barbershop

[ˈbɑːrrʃɒp]
n
(MUSIC) (= musical style) type de chant a cappella surtout exécuté par des chœurs masculins
(US) = barber shop
modif [quartet] → d'hommes chantant a cappella; [chorus] → a cappellabarber shop barbershop [ˈbɑːrrʃɒp] (US) n (= men's hairdresser) → coiffeur m pour hommes

barbershop

n (US) → (Herren)friseurgeschäft ntor -laden m
adj barbershop quartetBarbershop-Quartett nt
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