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Definition of SHAMPOO

3 definitions found:



Shampoo \Sham*poo"\, n.
     The act of shampooing.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Shampoo \Sham*poo"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shampooed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shampooing}.] [Hind. ch[=a]mpn[=a] to press, to squeeze.] [Writing also {champoo}.]
     1. To press or knead the whole surface of the body of (a person), and at the same time to stretch the limbs and joints, in connection with the hot bath. [1913 Webster]

     2. To wash throughly and rub the head of (a person), with the fingers, using either soap, or a soapy preparation, for the more thorough cleansing. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

85 Moby Thesaurus words for "shampoo":
     ablution, abstergent, baptize, bath, bathe, cathartic, cleaner, cleaning agent, cleaning out, cleaning solvent, cleanser, cleansing cream, cold cream, cream, dentifrice, depurant, detergent, diuretic, douche, douching, elution, elutriation, emetic, enema, flush, flush out, flushing, flushing out, gargle, holystone, irrigate, irrigation, lather, lathering, launder, lavabo, lavage, lavation, lave, laving, lotion, mop, mop up, mopping, mopping up, mouthwash, nauseant, pumice stone, purgative, purge, purifier, rinse, rinse out, rinsing, ritually immerse, scour, scouring, scrub, scrub up, scrubbing, scrubbing up, shower, sluice, sluice out, soap, soaping, solvent, sponge, sponging, swab, swabbing, synthetic detergent, syringe, toivel, tooth powder, toothpaste, tub, wash, wash out, wash up, washing, washing up, washout, washup, wiping up


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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