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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

Being a barber is about taking care of the people.
Anthony Hamilton

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

I grew up, really, in the days before air conditioning. So I can remember what it was like to be really hot, for instance, and I can remember what it was like when your barber shop and your local stores weren't air conditioned, so it was hot when you went in them and they propped the doors open.
Bill Bryson

When I was 16 I'd watch 'The Godfather,' but I didn't think, 'Right, I'm going to go down the barber's and get some protection money off him.'
Noel Gallagher

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