Definitions

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

  • n. One who shaves.
  • n. A device, especially an electric razor, that is used in shaving.
  • n. Informal A small child, especially a boy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who shaves.
  • n. A barber, one whose occupation is to shave.
  • n. A tool or machine for shaving; an electric razor.
  • n. One who is close in bargains; a sharper.
  • n. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
  • n. A boy; a lad; a little fellow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.
  • n. One who is close in bargains; a sharper.
  • n. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
  • n. A boy; a lad; a little fellow.
  • n. A tool or machine for shaving.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who shaves, or whose occupation it is to shave; a barber.
  • n. One who makes close bargains, or is sharp in his dealings; one who is extortionate or usurious, or who fleeces the simple.
  • n. A fellow; a chap; now, especially with the epithet little or young, or even without the epithet, a young fellow; a youngster.
  • n. In leather manufacturing, a workman who shaves the skins with a curriers' knife to get an even, smooth surface. See shaving, 3.
  • n. An instrument or machine for removing a thin film or shaving: as, a spoke- or lap-shaver.
  • n. A pivoted knife and frame for cutting smoked beef into thin shavings.

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

  • n. a razor powered by an electric motor
  • n. a young person of either sex
  • n. an adult male who shaves

Etymologies

to shave + -er (Wiktionary)

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