From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hair & beauty, Cleaning
shampoosham‧poo1 /ʃæmˈpuː/ ●●● S3 noun 1 [countable, uncountable]DCB a liquid soap for washing your hair What kind of shampoo do you use? a bottle of shampoo2 [countable usually singular]DCB when someone washes your hair using shampoo $21 for a shampoo, cut, and blow-dryshampoo and set (=when someone washes your hair and then dries it so that it has a particular style, especially using curlers)3 [countable, uncountable]DHC a liquid used for cleaning carpets
Examples from the Corpus
shampooShe made an appointment for a shampoo, cut, and blow-dry.He also asked for a shampoo and an electric massage.But modern products go beyond shampoos and conditioners - new hair problems can be tackled like skin care.I took a shower and washed my hair with his yucca blossom shampoo.I doubted that would have much effect, but gave him a double shampoo and put him to bed.Avoid the protein drinks that come in shampoo bottles.You will need a measuring jug, shampoo and towels on hand.But in the end something prevailed and she had the shampoo and set.shampoo and setBut in the end something prevailed and she had the shampoo and set.
Related topics: Hair & beauty
shampooshampoo2 verb [transitive] DCBto wash something with shampoo She showered and shampooed her short dark hair.
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Examples from the Corpus
shampooI searched the town for finer combs, washed all our clothes again and shampooed both of us morning and night.Dolly was sitting in the zinc bath shampooing her hair.During my stay in a remote village in Kangwon Province, watching me shampoo my hair became a spectacle.Carpets that were hoovered every day are now shampooed regularly as well.Clean all over the body before carefully shampooing the head, taking care to avoid the eyes.It then took more than an hour of bathing and shampooing to get Tosh back to his natural ebony colour!So versatile it could shampoo your hair or shampoo your carpet.It's a new conditioner. Simply shampoo your hair, towel dry, and spray it in.shampooed ... hairShe shaved her legs and underarms, and shampooed her hair.
Origin shampoo1 (1700-1800) Hindi cãpo, from cãpna to press, shampoo