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Definition of "shave" []

  • To remove the beard or other body hair from, with a razor or shaver: The barber lathered his face and then shaved him. (verb-transitive)
  • To cut (the beard, for example) at the surface of the skin with a razor or shaver. (verb-transitive)
  • To crop, trim, or mow closely: shave a meadow. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove thin slices from: shave a board. (verb-transitive)
  • To cut or scrape into thin slices; shred: shave chocolate. (verb-transitive)

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 "shave" in a sentence
  • "Eugene Debs sponsered by the Church of the presumptious assumption says: byebyebirdbrain shave his nuts for maximum teabagging effect"
  • "If their religion says they cannot shave, is that intolerant to pagans?"
  • "Jersey Shore could simply be receiving place in any series of towns as well as villages a stones throw from my hometown of Babylon - as well as a most viral shave from a uncover stars a violent goombah bully sort from a single of a subsequent towns over, Deer Park."