from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Act of pulling out or removing the hair; unhairing; hair removal.
- n. Removal of hair, wool or bristles from the body.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act of pulling out or removing the hair; unhairing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of removing hair from the skin or from a hide; loss of hair.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the condition of being void of hair
- n. the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's called depilation if it removes the surface hair and epilation if it removes hair below the skin.
Without charity there would be no bathing in cold custard, no public displays of depilation and no outlet for tombola.
And, then there is the Martini Tweeze; a post cocktail depilation that never ends well.
It starts off with a discussion of the pain involved in vaginal depilation and ends with demonic decapitation.
I always get mixed up between depilation & exfoliation something in the alliteration .
One thing which Flashman does not mention is the plucking of eyebrows and eyelashes, and one wonders how he managed for several months among people who practised depilation; presumably they tolerated his shaving.
Farzan, who specializes in oriental depilation with hot wax, has been arrested twice: the long coat over her trousers was too tight.
Perhaps in a culture of depilation, an extra-hairy man is not seen as hot?
You'd think that depilation would lend a youthful look to the genitals but it has the opposite effect instead, making the girls look older and slightly jaded.
Maybe teens would go for a babe in S&M gear who tore tufts of body hair off male guests with depilation wax every time they flubbed a trivia question.