barbernoun [ C ]uk /ˈbɑː.bər/ us /ˈbɑːr.bɚ/
Examples from literature
- Barbers in those days of old were called barber-surgeons, for the reason that they bled people, as well as shaved them or cut their hair.
- If the wearing of the beard ever became universal, the world, and especially the Spanish and Italian world, would sadly miss the barber and the barber's shop.
- Moreover, beardless, he would need the service of a barber every day.