haircut haircut  /ˈhɛr ˌkət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the style in which hair has been cut
  2. (n) the act of cutting the hair

Usage(s):

  1. With a new book out, the skater opens up about depression, her passion for the sport, and that famous haircut.
  2. I don't think I paid for a haircut until I was out of college and living on my own.
  3. Have a haircut, get a pterosaur.

News

  1. 5-year-old Ella VanDyke donates hair to Locks of Love

    Ella VanDyke smiled from ear-to-ear at her last haircut appointment knowing the gift she was about to give another little girl. VanDyke, 5, made the decision to cut her hair and donate it to Locks of Love. Though she had only cut her hair one other time in her life, a mere 4-inche trim, Ella was confident on her choice.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

  2. For Decades, Cutting Hair and Winning Fans

    Once you get a haircut at Joseph Volpicelli’s place in Park Slope, one customer says, “you don’t want to use anyone else.”
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Haircut-For-Hugs Barber Asked To Stop Giving Free Cuts To Homeless

    For 25 years, Anthony Cymerys has headed down to Hartford’s Bushnell Park to offer haircuts to the homeless. His price was always the same – a haircut for a hug. Cymerys, 82, started this weekly routine after being inspired by a church sermon about caring for the homeless. Cymerys uses a car battery to power his clippers and is affectionately called “Joe the Barber.” But local Hartford ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. "I'm like, 'OK, I look really young.' Short haircut, all that. It's been 10 years," the 26-year-old Hingis said. "Sometimes it feels like yesterday, sometimes like a lifetime."
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Martina Hingis Source: Forbes

  2. "We call this the barbershop. Everybody's getting a haircut here," Pelosi said.
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: USA Today

  3. "We're definitely here to win. We're not here for a haircut," batsman Brendon McCullum said. "We're here to win. We've been looking forward to a series like this for a long time. The West Indies series was hard to get into, it was stop-start...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Brendon McCullum Source: The Age

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