shaving Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the act of removing hair with a razor
noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
noun the act of brushing against while passing
verb remove body hair with a razor
verb cut closely
verb cut the price of
shave; knock off.
verb cut or remove with or as if with a plane
- The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood
verb make shavings of or reduce to shavings
verb touch the surface of lightly
- His back shaved the counter in passing
- The act of one who, or that which, shaves; specifically, the act of cutting off the beard with a razor.
- That which is shaved off; a thin slice or strip pared off with a shave, a knife, a plane, or other cutting instrument. "Shaving of silver."
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