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close shave Syllabification: close shave
Pronunciation: /ˌklōs ˈSHāv/

Definition of close shave in English:


1A shave in which the hair is cut very short.
Example sentences
  • Secondly, it softens the hair, offering a close shave.
  • If good grooming is more his game, then the store has a stylish chrome shaving rack complete with everything he needs for a close shave: gel, razor, cloth and mirror.
  • It has triple blades for an extra close shave and built-in shaving solid for extra softness.
2 informal another term for close call.
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