Definition of barber's itch in English:
Ringworm of the face or neck communicated by unsterilized shaving apparatus.
- A variant form of impetigo is called barber's itch because it is often acquired in barber shops.
- Pure sandalwood oil soothes chapped skin and barber's rash while comfrey, calendula, and aloe calm irritations.
- In the days when men went to the barber daily for a shave, tinea barbae was called barber's itch.
Definition of barber's itch in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.