Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A usually fragrant lotion for use on the face after shaving.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun same as after-shave lotion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a lotion, gel, or liquid used after finishing shaving

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

  • noun a fragrant lotion for a man's face after shaving

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Examples

  • I can just as easily claim my after-shave works as an elephant repellent because I haven't been trampled by an elephant.

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  • Shampoo companies also realize that the sheer volume of bubbles a shampoo generates can prompt thoughts of freshness and cleanliness—bubbles signal that the shampoo is strong and invigorating just as the "sting" of an after-shave or the bubbles hitting our throat when we down sparkling water "inform" us that the product is fresh and uncontaminated.

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  • I swear the line about her kid wears after-shave and dresses like a count had me laughing STILL this morning.

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  • According to Priscilla, the genius waitress, an alobar is a unit of measurement that describes the rate at which Old Spice after-shave lotion is absorbed by the lace on crotchless underpants, although at other times she has defined it as the time it takes Chanel No. 5 to evaporate from the wing tips of a wild duck flying backward.

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  • The Art of Shaving's full size kit with pre-shave oil, shaving cream, badger hair brush and after-shave balm promises optimal results (read: no ingrown hairs or razor burn).

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  • But the room—with his books, with his lemon-scented after-shave—is still filled with his presence.

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  • But the room—with his books, with his lemon-scented after-shave—is still filled with his presence.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • But the room—with his books, with his lemon-scented after-shave—is still filled with his presence.

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  • But the room—with his books, with his lemon-scented after-shave—is still filled with his presence.

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  • Guess that manly after-shave and those shoulders that you can land a Space Shuttle on didn't end up working out for him.

    Chris Matthews

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