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Meaning of "wet shave" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WET SHAVE

wet shave  [wɛt ʃeɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WET SHAVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wet shave is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WET SHAVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wet shave in the English dictionary

The definition of wet shave in the dictionary is a shave in which lather and a razor are used, as opposed to an electric shaver.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WET SHAVE


aftershave
ˈɑːftəˌʃeɪv
behave
bɪˈheɪv
brave
breɪv
cave
keɪv
clave
kleɪv
drawshave
ˈdrɔːˌʃeɪv
fave
feɪv
gave
ɡeɪv
grave
ɡreɪv
lave
leɪv
microwave
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌweɪv
nave
neɪv
rave
reɪv
reshave
riːˈʃeɪv
save
seɪv
shave
ʃeɪv
slave
sleɪv
spokeshave
ˈspəʊkˌʃeɪv
they´ve
ðeɪv
wave
weɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WET SHAVE

wet AMD
wet bar
wet behind the ears
wet blanket
wet cell
wet chinook
wet dock
wet dream
wet fish
wet fly
wet look
wet nurse
wet one´s whistle
wet pack
wet room
wet rot
wet steam
wet suit
wet wipe
wet-and-dry-bulb thermometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE WET SHAVE

agave
ave
close shave
concave
enclave
from the cradle to the grave
have
leave
misbehave
Mohave
must-have
new wave
octave
pave
stave
suave
the grave
the New Wave
trave
weave

Synonyms and antonyms of wet shave in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wet shave» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WET SHAVE

Find out the translation of wet shave to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wet shave from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wet shave» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

湿剃
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de afeitado en húmedo
570 millions of speakers

English

wet shave
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गीला दाढ़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حلاقة الرطبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

влажное бритье
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

barbear molhado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভিজা চুলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rasage humide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bercukur basah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nassrasur
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ぬれたひげをそる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

습식 면도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cukur wet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cạo ướt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈரமான ஷேவ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओले शेव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Islak tıraşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rasatura bagnata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

golenie na mokro
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вологе гоління
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bărbierit umed
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υγρό ξύρισμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nat skeer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

våtrakning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

våt barbering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wet shave

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WET SHAVE»

The term «wet shave» is normally little used and occupies the 116.991 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WET SHAVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wet shave

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WET SHAVE»

Discover the use of wet shave in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wet shave and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Complete Book of Men's Health: The Definitive, ...
The Definitive, Illustrated Guide to Healthy Living, Exercise, and Sex Men's Health Books. Shaving and Beard Care Perhaps the most visible sign of the passage from boy to man is the appearance of facial hair. Shaving, of course, is the ritual ...
Men's Health Books, 2000
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New York Magazine
In fact, more American women "wet shave" than men: 71 million versus 61 million . The reason? There are more women in the population, and a greater percentage of men — say, one in four — have gone electric. To appeal to all those beards, ...
3
The Everything Dog Grooming Book: All you need to help your ...
One reason to wet-shave is to save your blades from shaving down a dirty dog. Another reason is wet hair stretches; you can generally use a longer blade to cut the hair and you don't have to worry about shaving the dog so short he will ...
Sandy Blackburn, 2008
4
LIFE
HOW. TO. SHAVE. WITH. SHAVING. FOAM: Charles De Zemler, the renowned New York barber who has shaved many of the world's most fastidious men, says " Most men ruin a shave with too much foam! The best shave is the wet shave.
5
The Rotarian
You prepare your face for a clean wet shave, pick up your Stahly, and at the turn of a handle get the shave- thrill of your life . . . vibrant LIVE-BLADE Action! The rapid, steady blade-action neatly slices off the toughest beard — easily, closely, ...
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The Rotarian
Prepare your face for a clean wet shave, pick up your Stahly LIVE-BLADE Razor, and at the turn of the handle get the shave- thrill of your life . . . vibrant LIVE- BLADE Action! A smooth, even flow of rapid, powered side-strokes cleanly slices off ...
7
Grooming Secrets for Men: The Ultimate Guide to Looking and ...
You have to do what's called a “wet shave.” A wet shave is done usually just after your morning shower while the beard is moist and soft. Using warm to hot (but not scalding) water, take a washcloth and let the warm water penetrate the cloth.
David Scott Bartky, 2008
8
Clinical Skills: The Essence Of Caring: The Essence of Caring
Prior to carrying out an electric or wet shave the patient's skin should be inspected for any blemishes, moles or broken areas. When undertaking a wet shave the face should be warmed with water to open the hair follicles and shaving foam or ...
Iggulden, Helen, Macdonald, Caroline, Staniland, Karen, 2009
9
Caring for the Older Person: Practical Care in Hospital, ...
Change water following wet shave. Men may like to shave daily – use a wet razor or electric razor. There is an increase in facial hair in women. If skin bleeds during shave apply pressure with a swab until bleeding stops. Place a towel on the ...
Ann Bradshaw, RGN, Clair Merriman, RGN, 2007
10
The Book of Tips
... this will dehydrate the skin - If you do have to use aftershave, place it where you have not shaved (e.g. behind your ears or on your chest) Bicycle Saddle Soreness Choose a wide, flat, gel-filled saddle: -. THE BOOK OF TIPS 5U Wet Shave.
TMC, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WET SHAVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wet shave is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plymouth barber in competition to be crowned Britain's best wet shave
A PLYMOUTH barber is celebrating today after being shortlisted in a competition to crown Britain's best wet shaving barber. Mark Rayment, of Elegance Hair ... «Plymouth Herald, Apr 15»
2
Rohan Gilkes of Wet Shave Club: Growing a $4K Investment into …
Rohan Gilkes: Wet Shave Club was started by someone else about six months before we heard about the business. I was on the Reddit hang around, and saw a ... «Small Business Trends, Apr 15»
3
A close shave: my cut-throat razor disaster
As a slob who only shaves every four or five days, I find disposable razor ... razor also turns the most repetitious act of grooming of all – the wet shave – into a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
4
Is it time to shave off the beard?
"But for now I love her madly, so it's a close, wet shave for me every day. If we're going out on a date night, twice a day - why risk a stubbly chin killing all that ... «Stuff.co.nz, Nov 14»
5
Bulgari spa launch men's experience
The experience involves an old fashioned, barber-shop style wet shave and hair cut, taking place in a single room devoted entirely to you. The art of the wet ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 14»
6
Smooth: 7 best electric shavers
Shaving is a personal thing. Do you prefer the slice of a wet shave or the buzz of electric? Electric won't cut you – though it may not get quite as close. «The Independent, Jul 14»
7
Salon owner in national wet shave competition final
She said: “I decided I wanted to offer a new service so I trained as a wet shaver. ... and it's great to see such a return in enthusiasm for the traditional wet shave. «Peterborough Telegraph, Apr 14»
8
Global Wet Shave Market
The analysts forecast the Global Wet Shave market to grow at a CAGR of 6.88 percent over the period 2012-2016. The need for a smoother and closer shave is ... «PR Newswire, Mar 14»
9
Global Wet Shave Market 2012-2016
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Wet Shave market to grow at a CAGR of 6.88 percent over the period 2012-2016. The need for a smoother and closer ... «PR Newswire, Mar 14»
10
The 'stubble effect': is the shaving industry getting its comeuppance?
And nowhere is this being felt more sharply than in the shaving industry. According to ... For centuries, the wet shave has held an iconic cultural status. In recent ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Wet shave [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wet-shave>. Aug 2020 ».
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