Meaning of “haircut” in the English Dictionary

"haircut" in British English

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haircutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈheə.kʌt/ us /ˈher.kʌt/

(Definition of “haircut” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"haircut" in American English

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haircutnoun [ C ]

us /ˈherˌkʌt/

an occasion when you have your hair cut, or the style in which it is cut

(Definition of “haircut” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"haircut" in Business English

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haircutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈheəkʌt/ us US informal FINANCE

a small reduction in the price of a share, bond, etc.

a reduction in an amount of money:

The museum director took a haircut of about 8% from his salary.

(Definition of “haircut” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)