Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One versed in the theory of beauty and artistic expression.
  • n. One skilled in giving facials, manicures, pedicures, and other beauty treatments.

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  • n. One who studies aesthetics; a student of art or beauty.
  • n. A beautician; somebody employed to provide beauty treatments such as manicures and facials.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
  • n. a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)

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Examples

  • But these resemblances are only superficial: The Effie abandoned on her wedding night by a fastidious aesthetician, for whom art would always have the edge over flesh-and-blood reality, can seem like a creature from another planet.

    A Far From Model Marriage

  • Here I thought you were Bohemian and I said no my folks are from downstate and he says no bohemia isn't really a place anymore it's a state of mind for people who have aesthetic values and I said my sister is an aesthetician she graduated from Lane School of Hairdressing.

    He's Sarcastic

  • I have a friend in New York City whose fancy Fifth Avenue aesthetician thinks Eucerin is better than La Mer!

    The Mommy Diet

  • My aesthetician evaluated my skin's needs, did some extractions, applied a purifying clay mask, followed by a hydrating mask and massaged my shoulders, arms, feet and calves which was incredibly therapeutic after the hiking, lunging and downward dogging.

    Meg Hemphill: Vail Vacation: Get Fit, Lose Weight, Rejuvenate

  • “The French woman sticks to a scrupulous and preventive skin and body care routine,” says Shannon Gallogly, lead aesthetician for French beauty brands Decleor and Carita.

    Beauty Secrets from Harlem To Hyperia «

  • Aside from me, two of my nail technicians and four stylists also have an aesthetician license to do facials and waxing.

    Deep Throat Diva

  • Style.com talked to aesthetician to the stars Kate Somerville...

    Marilyn Monroe & Elizabeth Taylor Used To Shave Their Faces: Report

  • Style.com talked to aesthetician to the stars Kate Somerville who named names:

    Marilyn Monroe & Elizabeth Taylor Used To Shave Their Faces: Report

  • Maria took me to a small room in the back of the salon and introduced me to Carla, a very pleasant and reassuring aesthetician who waxed rhapsodic about her job.

    Jerry Zezima: 'How Now Waxed Brow'

  • In college, I got my first bikini wax, a humiliating experience which ended with the aesthetician asking me to pull my legs back "like a baby, and take a deep breath."

    Leslie Goldman: Do Women Have to Be Hairless to Be Sexy?

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