Definition of razor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrāzər/


An instrument with a sharp blade or combination of blades, used to remove unwanted hair from the face or body.
Example sentences
  • Some people will be giving away the razors to sell the blades.
  • Disposable razors are very sharp and you can just throw them away when they're done.
  • I also tried a disposable straight razor and never got the hang of it.


[with object]
Cut with a razor.
Example sentences
  • ‘By keeping it short and razoring it, it should help control it,’ said Amy.
  • Denise blunt-cut it to just above her shoulders, and then razored the ends to create a wispy effect.
  • So instead I started using an electric razor to shave closely, but gradually got tired of that and just started razoring it again.


Middle English: from Old French rasor, from raser 'shave closely' (see raze).

Words that rhyme with razor

appraiser, blazer, eraser, Fraser, gazer, glazer, grazer, laser, mazer, praiser, salmanazar, taser, Weser

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Syllabification: ra·zor

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