Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “barber”

See all translations

barber

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɑː.bər/ us    /ˈbɑːr.bɚ/
B1 a man whose job is cutting men's hair
More examples
  • He used to work as a barber.
Translations of “barber”
in Korean 이발사…
in Arabic حَلاَّق…
in French coiffeur…
in Turkish berber…
in Italian barbiere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理髮師…
in Russian мужской парикмахер…
in Polish fryzjer (męski)…
in Spanish barbero…
in Portuguese barbeiro…
in German der Friseur…
in Catalan barber, -a…
in Japanese 理髪師…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理发师…
(Definition of barber from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of barber?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “barber”

Definitions of “barber” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

juggernaut

a very large, heavy truck

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More