shaving cream

shaving cream
A substance, usually a foam or gel, that is applied to the face or wherever else hair grows, to provide lubrication and avoid razor burn during shaving.
Syn: shave cream, shave foam, shaving foam
See Also: shaving oil, shaving soap

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  • shaving cream — UK [ˈʃeɪvɪŋ ˌkriːm] / US [ˈʃeɪvɪŋ ˌkrɪm] or shaving foam UK [ˈʃeɪvɪŋ ˌfəʊm] / US [ˈʃeɪvɪŋ ˌfoʊm] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms shaving cream : singular shaving cream plural shaving creams a substance that someone puts on a part of their …   English dictionary

  • shaving cream — also shaving foam BrE n [U] ↑razor, ↑shaving cream, ↑towel a special cream that you put on your face when you shave …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shaving cream — shaving creams also shaving foam N MASS Shaving cream is a soft soapy substance which men put on their face before they shave. ...a tube of shaving cream …   English dictionary

  • Shaving cream — See also depilatory cream for the cosmetic potion of this name. Shaving cream is cream that is applied to the face or wherever else hair grows, to avoid razor burn from shaving. Shaving cream is often bought in a can, but can also be purchased in …   Wikipedia

  • shaving cream — noun toiletry consisting of a preparation of soap and fatty acids that forms a rich lather for softening the beard before shaving • Syn: ↑shaving soap • Hypernyms: ↑toiletry, ↑toilet articles, ↑soapsuds, ↑suds, ↑lather * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shaving Cream (song) — Shaving Cream is a song written by Benny Bell in 1946. Phil Winston (using the pseudonym, Paul Wynn) sang the original version. It is a novelty song which uses innuendo with the verses ending in a way that implies that the next word is shit ,… …   Wikipedia

  • shaving cream — shav|ing cream [ ʃeıvıŋ ,krim ] or shav|ing foam [ ʃeıvıŋ ,foum ] noun count or uncount a substance that someone puts on a part of their body before SHAVING it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shaving cream — a preparation, as of soap and free fatty acid, that is lathered and applied to the face to soften and condition the beard for shaving. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • shaving cream — material that is spread on the face so as to shave more cleanly and easily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shaving cream — noun (U) a mixture made of soap, used for putting on your face when you shave …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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