hairdresser etymology

English word hairdresser comes from English hair, English dresser

Detailed word origin of hairdresser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hair English (eng) (botany, countable) A cellular outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated.. (countable) A pigmented filament of keratin which grows from a follicle on the skin of humans and other mammals.. (countable) Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.. (obsolete) Haircloth; a hair shirt.. (uncountable) The collection or [...]
dresser English (eng) An item of bedroom furniture, like a low chest of drawers, often with a mirror.. An item of kitchen furniture, like a cabinet with shelves, for storing crockery or utensils. (UK) A football hooligan who wears designer clothing; a casual.. (dated) A table or bench on which meat and other things are dressed, or prepared for use.. (medicine) A surgeon's assistant who helps to dress wounds etc.. [...]
hairdresser English (eng) A person who cuts or styles hair as an occupation or profession.