verb (used with object), ep·i·lat·ed, ep·i·lat·ing.
- to remove (hair) from by means of physical, chemical, or radiological agents; depilate.
- an electrical appliance consisting of a metal spiral head that rotates at high speed, plucking unwanted hair
- (tr) rare to remove hair from
- To remove a hair from a part of the body by forcible extraction, electrolysis, or loosening at the root by chemical means.