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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
References in classic literature ?
The candy-striped pole, which indicates nobility proud and ancient along the palace-bordered canals of Venice, indicated merely the humble barbershop along the main street of Dawson's Landing.
Well, the guide goes with the barbershop, with the billiard-table, with the gasless room, and may be with many another pretty romance of Paris.
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Elvis Presley was drafted into the Army in March 1958 and got his ears lowered at the Fort Chaffee reception-area barbershop along with the rest of the new GIs.
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My father had us shining shoes in his barbershop when we turned 12, and we all went off to barber school at 16,'' Joe Reale said Wednesday morning, waiting for his first customer of the day at the newly named Hollywood Barbershop, 20433 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.
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in the 1960s, barbershop singing has developed into a highly organized musical community of 4,000-plus people involved in some 120 choruses in the UK.
From age 16 to 19, he worked in his brother's Queens, New York, barbershop, saving money while he lived at home with his mother.
That Garza reverts to "plain" Garza only in his barbershop (comfort zone) around his close friends (own people) exposes the fundamental question of space, geographic and physical, as an ethnic safety valve and primary conduit for hybrid identity.