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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Perm mean? 

PERM (noun)
  The noun PERM has 2 senses:

1. a city in the European part of Russia
2. a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals

  Familiarity information: PERM used as a noun is rare.

PERM (verb)
  The verb PERM has 1 sense:

1. give a permanent wave to

  Familiarity information: PERM used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PERM (noun)

Sense 1Perm [BACK TO TOP]


A city in the European part of Russia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


Perm; Molotov

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Perm" is a part of...):

Russia; Russian Federation (a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state)

Sense 2perm [BACK TO TOP]


A series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts


permanent; permanent wave; perm

Hypernyms ("perm" is a kind of...):

wave (a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair)

PERM (verb)

Sense 1perm [BACK TO TOP]


Give a permanent wave to

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Context example:

She perms her hair

Hypernyms (to "perm" is one way to...):

wave (set waves in)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They perm their hair

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