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Definition of "hairdressing" []

  • The occupation of a hairdresser. (noun)
  • The act of dressing or arranging the hair. (noun)
  • A cosmetic or medicinal preparation for dressing the hair. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hairdressing" in a sentence
  • "Here, at an adjacent workroom, they learn traditional crafts like weaving and stitching cross-stitch patterns of embroidery on traditional clothes and souvenir items from which they earn a few shekels to tide over through these lean months, and for the younger ones, the latest fad in hairdressing."
  • "Qualifications such as an NVQ level 2 in hairdressing, which is worth the equivalent of six GCSEs, are expected to be axed from school league tables."
  • "Qualifications such as an NVQ level 2 in hairdressing, which is worth the equivalent of six GCSEs, and an OCR level 2 national certificate in travel and tourism - worth four GCSEs - are likely to be ditched."
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