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(as) conceited as a barber's cat

Very narcissistic or vain. Don't invite Joe to lunch unless you want to hear him brag about all the important things he's doing in his new job. He's just as conceited as a barber's cat lately.
See also: cat, conceited

*conceited as a barber's cat

Rur. very conceited; vain. (*Also: as ~.) Ever since he won that award, he's been as conceited as a barber's cat.
See also: cat, conceited
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Matthews said she fought for the cosmetology board combination alternative because she thinks barbering has more in common with that field than with other boards.
LSB uses a proven training approach that has revolutionised the way students learn the skills of barbering and male hairdressing in the UK.
London School of Barbering is a private barbering and male hairdressing academy located in London, United Kingdom.
As the need for trades-based education continues to rise, the tour will provide an insider's perspective on the benefits of a quality barbering education, as well as feature key industry players speaking on where the industry is headed in the coming years.
The discussion will explore the reasons behind the barbering industry's exponential growth, in addition to how a barbering education can help prospective students meet an ever-increasing demand for high-quality barbering services.
Students will receive tangible examples of what success can realistically look like within the barbering industry.
com)-- Park West Barber School, a leading provider in barber education, has announced plans to open a second Charlotte campus to meet the growing demand for quality professional barbering services.
The opening of the second Charlotte campus is a response to increasing demand for professional education and high-level training for the barbering industry.