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

  • adj. Of or relating to barbering or a barber.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to barbers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a barber, or shaving.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a barber or his functions.

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

  • adj. of or relating to barbers and barbering


From Latin tōnsōrius, from tōnsor, barber, from tōnsus, past participle of tondēre, to shear; see tem- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
from Latin tonsor, "barber" (Wiktionary)



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