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1. The act or an instance of cutting the hair.
2. A style in which hair is cut.
3. Slang A reduction, as in payment or value: "No one gets exactly what he wants from Chapter 11—creditors get a haircut, employees get laid off, and shareholders (usually) get zilch" (New Yorker).

hair′cut′ter n.
hair′cut′ting adj. & n.


the act of cutting hair
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So, he kissed her and went away; and Louisa returned to the serene apartment of the haircutting character, and leaning her elbow on her hand, looked again at the short-lived sparks that so soon subsided into ashes.
BULLETIN BOARD: NBEU) today announced that the company will be expanding its HairMax(TM) value-based haircutting store concept into the Las Vegas market.
Beckerman began his career with Vidal Sassoon, where he introduced the "geometric" haircut to American hairdressers and opened the first Vidal Sassoon haircutting academy in the United States.
Gary Gerard, founder of Gerard's International Advanced Haircutting Center of San Francisco, has over twenty years professional experience in the field of hair care.
Murray served as CEO of Supercuts, a national chain of 850 value-priced haircutting salons.
leading professional haircutting company, announced today that it
They found haircutting equipment, hair dye and magazines, hotel staffers said.
Sport Clips, the haircutting franchise where "Guys Win", had record-setting 158% growth over three years.
I've noticed a growing trend of customers coming in for 'repair jobs' to fix a botched home haircut so I decided it was time to put my haircutting book on line," Woodham says.
The market leader for men and boys haircutting, Sport Clips ranks as one of the nation's top franchises.
However the training and discipline that come with the military experience make veterans top candidates for owning a Sport Clips, the haircutting chain for men and boys.
Management believes the concept will stand out as a discount service-oriented business, specializing in haircutting, haircoloring, and related haircare services.