Meaning of “hairdresser” in the English Dictionary

"hairdresser" in British English

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hairdressernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈheəˌdres.ər/ us /ˈherˌdres.ɚ/

B1 a person who cuts people's hair and puts it into a style, usually working in a special shop, called a hairdresser's:

I'm going to change my hairdresser.
I've got a four o'clock appointment at the hairdresser's.

More examples

  • I asked my hairdresser to trim my fringe, but she's cut it far too short.
  • She went to the hairdresser's for a shampoo and set.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈheəˌdres.ɪŋ/ us /ˈherˌdres.ɪŋ/

a hairdressing salon

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

"hairdresser" in American English

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hairdressernoun [ C ]

us /ˈheərˌdres·ər/

a person whose job is cutting hair, esp. women's hair

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