Pronunciation: (bär'bur-shop"), [key]
1. Also called, esp. Brit., bar'ber's shop". the place of business of a barber.
2. the singing of four-part harmony in barbershop style or the music sung in this style.
1. specializing in the unaccompanied part-singing of popular songs in which four voices move in close, highly chromatic harmony: a barbershop quartet.
2. characteristic of such part-singing.
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