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hair·dress·ing

 (hâr′drĕs′ĭng)
n.
1. The occupation of a hairdresser.
2. The act of dressing or arranging the hair.
3. A cosmetic or medicinal preparation for dressing the hair.

hair•dress•ing

(ˈhɛərˌdrɛs ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or process of cutting, styling, or dressing hair.
2. the occupation of a hairdresser.
3. a preparation, as an oil or pomade, for dressing or styling the hair.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hairdressing - a toiletry for the hairhairdressing - a toiletry for the hair    
pomade, pomatum - hairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment
toilet articles, toiletry - artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
2.hairdressing - care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hairhairdressing - care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair
brushing, brush - the act of brushing your hair; "he gave his hair a quick brush"
combing, comb - the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"
shampoo - the act of washing your hair with shampoo
hairweaving - the act of interweaving a hairpiece with your own hair
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
Translations
تَصْفيف شَعْر
účes
hårbehandling
női fodrászat
hárgreiîsla
berberlikkuaförlük

hairdressing

[ˈhɛədresɪŋ]
A. Npeluquería f
B. CPD hairdressing salon Nsalón m de peluquería

hairdressing

[ˈhɛərdrɛsɪŋ] ncoiffure f hairdressing salonhairdressing salon nsalon f de coiffure

hairdressing

[ˈhɛəˌdrɛsɪŋ] nmestiere m di parrucchiere
to study hair dressing → seguire un corso per parrucchieri

hair

(heə) noun
1. one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin. He brushed the dog's hairs off his jacket.
2. the mass of these, especially on a person's head. He's got brown hair.
-haired
having (a certain kind of) hair. a fair-haired girl.
ˈhairy adjective
covered in hair or having a lot of hair. a hairy chest.
ˈhairiness noun
ˈhair('s)-breadth noun
a very small distance. That knife missed me by a hair's-breadth.
ˈhairbrush noun
a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair.
ˈhaircut noun
the act or style of cutting a person's hair. Go and get a haircut.
ˈhair-doplurals ˈhair-dos, ~ˈhair-do's noun
a hairstyle. I like her new hair-do.
ˈhairdresser noun
a person who cuts, washes, styles etc a person's hair.
ˈhairdressing noun
ˈhair-drier noun
an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it.
ˈhairline noun
the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.
ˈhair-oil noun
a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair.
ˈhairpin noun
a bent wire for keeping a woman's hair in place.
adjective
(of a bend in a road) sharp and U-shaped, especially on a mountain or a hill.
ˈhair-raising adjective
terrifying. hair-raising stories.
ˈhairstyle noun
the result of cutting, styling etc a person's hair. a simple hairstyle.
keep one's hair on
to remain calm and not become angry.
let one's hair down
to behave in a free and relaxed manner.
make (someone's) hair stand on end
to terrify (a person).
(not to) turn a hair
to remain calm. He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.
split hairs
to worry about unimportant details.
tear one's hair
to show great irritation or despair.
References in classic literature ?
This command she interpreted somewhat too literally perhaps, because she contrived in a space of two minutes an extremely pious style of hairdressing, fully as effective if not as startling as the first.
Everything essential had already been done; feet, hands, necks, and ears washed, perfumed, and powdered, as befits a ball; the openwork silk stockings and white satin shoes with ribbons were already on; the hairdressing was almost done.
TAKE a look around The Hairdressing and Beauty Academy - Middlesbrough College's new PS40,000 facility.
A SALON has joined forces with Kirklees College to boost hairdressing skills.
North Warwickshire & Hinckley College has released its new adult and part-time course guide, which includes a number of hairdressing opportunities.
A GRATEFUL mum and teacher is letting one of her hairdressing students loose on her locks - but all in a very good cause.
Hairdressing is more than just a nine to five job, as Casey Coleman, artistic director at Ocean Hairdressing in Cardiff will tell you.
With Rhiannon Thew, Programme Area Manager for Hairdressing and Beauty, Coleg Llandrillo COLEG Llandrillo has a long history of successful partnerships with industry and the college's Hair and Beauty Department has recently announced a major initiative that will benefit trainee hairdressers.
The 30-year-old is the director of AJM Hairdressing, an independently-run hair and beauty salon that prides itself in offering high-quality services at an affordable cost.
A GROUP of hairdressing students have secured their place in the national final of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists' UK Trainee Competition.
Chairwoman Shirley Davis-Fox, who is also a member of the Hairdressing Council, said: "It seems illogical that tattoo and piercing artists have to be licensed by the local authority before they can open a business, yet anyone can open a hairdressing salon irrespective of whether they are qualified to handle potentially dangerous chemicals and equipment.
We have teamed up with Jon McMahon hairdressing to give Edinburgh Now readers the chance to pamper themselves with a fantastic half price hair offer.