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Definition of haircut noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    haircut

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈheəkʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈherkʌt//
     
    Describing hair, Styling hair
     
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  1. 1the act of somebody cutting your hair You need a haircut. I see you've had a haircut. You ought to smarten up and have a haircut before the interview. See related entries: Styling hair
  2. 2the style in which somebody’s hair is cut What do you think of my new haircut? a trendy haircut CollocationsClothes and fashionClothes be wearing a new outfit/​bright colours/​fancy dress/​fur/​uniform be (dressed) in black/​red/​jeans and a T-shirt/​your best suit/​leather/​silk/​rags (= very old torn clothes) be dressed for work/​school/​dinner/​a special occasion be dressed as a man/​woman/​clown/​pirate wear/​dress in casual/​designer/​second-hand clothes wear jewellery/(especially US English) jewelry/​accessories/​a watch/​glasses/​contact lenses/​perfume have a cowboy hat/​red dress/​blue suit on put on/​take off your clothes/​coat/​shoes/​helmet pull on/​pull off your coat/​gloves/​socks change into/​get changed into a pair of jeans/​your pyjamas/(especially US English) your pajamasAppearance change/​enhance/​improve your appearance create/​get/​have/​give something a new/​contemporary/​retro look brush/​comb/​shampoo/​wash/​blow-dry your hair have/​get a haircut/​your hair cut/​a new hairstyle have/​get a piercing/​your nose pierced have/​get a tattoo/​a tattoo done (on your arm)/a tattoo removed have/​get a makeover/​cosmetic surgery use/​wear/​apply/​put on make-up/​cosmeticsFashion follow/​keep up with (the) fashion/​the latest fashions spend/​waste money on designer clothes be fashionably/​stylishly/​well dressed have good/​great/​terrible/​awful taste in clothes update/​revamp your wardrobe be in/​come into/​go out of fashion be (back/​very much) in vogue create a style/​trend/​vogue for something organize/​put on a fashion show show/​unveil a designer’s spring/​summer collection sashay/​strut down the catwalk/(North American English also) runway be on/​do a photo/​fashion shoot See related entries: Describing hair
  3. 3[singular] a reduction in an amount of money or in the value of an asset (2) The Prime Minister says he'd like to see banks take a bigger haircut from bad loans.
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