Definition of "tonsorial" [ton•so•ri•al]

  • Of or relating to barbering or a barber. (adjective)

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Use "tonsorial" in a sentence
  • "a dandy, and would, perhaps, have preferred being called a tonsorial artist."
  • "For intermittent though necessary expenses, such as tonsorial service, clothing and books."
  • "For a man who appears to have gone into the barbers with a picture of Hitler and said "this please, but without the moustache" to even think of scoring tonsorial points shows a lack of self-knowledge that is staggering even for Barton."