from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of cutting the hair.
- n. A style in which hair is cut.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of cutting of the hair, often done professionally by a barber, hair stylist, or beautician.
- n. The way hair is cut.
- n. In a bankruptcy proceeding, the proportional reduction in the debt that will be paid to each creditor, based on an evaluation of the total debt owed and the total assets of the debtor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the style in which hair has been cut
- n. the act of cutting the hair
This is progress for a Continent that dared not to breathe the word haircut only months ago.
And, I have raised this before, but where oh where did the term 'haircut' come from?
Momentarily, he was tempted to ask Inti what he called his haircut, but on the off chance that the boatman might answer "Arthur, " as George Harrison had responded to the same question in A Hard Day's Night, he held his tongue.
"The word 'haircut' is easy to say on its own ... but we must go step by step."
Frank Churchill's quick excursion for a "haircut" is quite obviously beyond the limits of realistic constraint.
General Kagan has a short haircut, is fond of wearing suits, and has no family life of which she speaks publicly, for starters.
The haircut is a huge improvement and his body was ridiculous.
By the way, the 2nd picture of her new haircut is lovely.
The odd mortgage payment has bounced … the lack of haircut is the most annoying, though.
Christopher Whalen: The issue of a haircut is different from the paper work.