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Definition of Barber

Barber

  1. One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons.
  2. To shave and dress the beard or hair of.
  3. A storm accompanied by driving ice spicules formed from sea water, esp. one occurring on the Gulf of St. Lawrence; -- so named from the cutting ice spicules.

Barber Quotations

I did study the art of being a barber because I wanted to figure out what my routine would be. Do you start in the front or back? Top or bottom? Swivel the chair or walk around? What I did discover is there's no such thing as the perfect haircut!
Sean Patrick Thomas

Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.
Ezra Pound

The moment to tell my barber I was gay just never came up.
Yotam Ottolenghi

In the sixties, everyone you knew became famous. My flatmate was Terence Stamp. My barber was Vidal Sassoon. David Hockney did the menu in a restaurant I went to. I didn't know anyone unknown who didn't become famous.
Michael Caine

Beckham? His wife can't sing and his barber can't cut hair.
Brian Clough
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Barber Translations

barber in Afrikaans is barbier, haarkapper
barber in Dutch is kapper, barbier
barber in French is coiffeur, barbier
barber in German is Friseur
barber in Italian is parrucchiere
barber in Latin is tonsor
barber in Portuguese is barbeiro, cabeleireiro
barber in Spanish is peluquero, barbero

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