Synonyms of shaving


1. shave, shaving, depilation, epilation

usage: the act of removing hair with a razor

2. paring, sliver, shaving, fragment

usage: a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

3. grazing, shaving, skimming, touch, touching

usage: the act of brushing against while passing


1. shave, groom, neaten

usage: remove body hair with a razor

2. shave, trim, cut

usage: cut closely; "trim my beard"

3. shave, knock off, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

usage: cut the price of

4. plane, shave, cut

usage: cut or remove with or as if with a plane; "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"

5. shave, carve, cut up

usage: make shavings of or reduce to shavings; "shave the radish"

6. shave, graze, crease, rake

usage: touch the surface of lightly; "His back shaved the counter in passing"

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Definition and meaning of shaving (Dictionary)