- a sharp-edged cutting instrument for shaving off or cutting hair
- shaver (sense )
Origin of razorMiddle English rasour ; from Old French ; from raser: see raze
- A sharp-edged cutting instrument used especially for shaving or cutting hair, especially from the face or legs.
- See safety razor.
- An electric device with vibrating or rotating blades used for shaving or cutting hair close to the skin.
transitive verbra·zored, ra·zor·ing, ra·zors
Origin of razorMiddle English rasor, from Old French, from raser, to scrape; see raze.
(third-person singular simple present razors, present participle razoring, simple past and past participle razored)
- To cut with a razor.
From Old French rasour, from raser (“to scrape, to shave").