What is another word for shaving?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈe͡ɪvɪŋ] (IPA)

Shaving is a common grooming practice, but sometimes the word itself can become repetitive. If you're in need of synonyms for this term, there are plenty of options to choose from. Some popular alternatives include "trimming," "clipping," "shearing," and "cutting." If you're looking for something a bit more creative, you might consider "mowing," "razoring," or "scrapping." No matter which synonym you choose, they all refer to the same basic grooming practice of removing hair from the body. Next time you need to switch things up, try using one of these synonyms to describe your shaving routine.

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  • Equivalence

    • Noun, singular or mass
      shave.
  • Other Related

    • Verb, gerund or present participle
      razing.

What are the hypernyms for Shaving?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Shaving

Some of the sharpest things I have ever said have occurred to me while I was shaving; not," added he, hastily, "but one's really best things are always impromptu.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
What are you doing, shaving?
"Command"
William McFee
You-you're not shaving, Arthur.
"Doom of the House of Duryea"
Earl Peirce

Famous quotes with Shaving

  • They had to start shaving my chin when I was 12 years old because light started to pick it up.
    Jackie Cooper
  • They kept me in short pants as long as they could, until they were shaving the hair on my legs because it was beginning to photograph.
    Jackie Cooper
  • In a network situation, a vice president, while he's shaving, can decide your history.
    Phil Donahue
  • Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
    Henry Ford
  • If you don't mind smelling like peanut butter for two or three days, peanut butter is darn good shaving cream.
    Barry Goldwater

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