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



    BrE BrE//ˈheədresə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈherdresər//
    Types of stores, Styling hair, Professions
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  1. 1  a person whose job is to cut, wash and shape hair See related entries: Styling hair, Professions
  2. 2  hairdresser’s (pl. hairdressers) a place where you can get your hair cut, washed and shaped More Like This Shops, etc. with apostrophes baker’s, barber’s, butcher’s, chemist’s, dentist’s, doctor’s, fishmonger’s, florist’s, greengrocer’s, grocer’s, hairdresser’s, ironmonger’s, jeweller’s, newsagent’s, optician’s, stationer’s, tobacconist’s, travel agent’sSee worksheet. See related entries: Types of stores
  3. compare barber
    Extra examples He’s a very good hairdresser. I only go to the hairdresser’s when I really need to. I spent the morning in the hairdresser’s. one of the country’s top hairdressers
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hairdresser