- A cosmetic treatment of the hands involving shaping and often painting of the nails, removal of the cuticles, and softening of the skin: she never missed her weekly hairdo and manicureMore example sentences
- Nail salons offering manicures and pedicures are also quick and have the added benefit of improving your appearance.
- The shop specialises in manicures, pedicures and nail extensions, and technicians will design whatever style you want on your nails.
- Cintech offers nail technology services, which include manicures, pedicures, spa treatments and paraffin.
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- 1Give a manicure to: she manicured Esther’s fingernailsMore example sentences
- She tapped her perfectly manicured fingernails on the granite tabletop impatiently.
- Some women would feel naked without color on perfectly manicured fingernails.
- Sophia came up to her, brushing her long manicured fingernails against her cheek.
- 1.1 (as adjective manicured) (Of a lawn or garden) trimmed or neatly maintained: manicured lawnsMore example sentences
- There prosperous new managers live in gracious homes with neatly manicured gardens.
- This is laid out over two levels and has a manicured lawn with herbaceous borders and a patio area with Indian limestone tiling.
- The back garden is 80 feet long, with a manicured lawn with floral borders and a patio that can be accessed from the kitchen.
late 19th century: from French, from Latin manus 'hand' + cura 'care'.
More definitions of manicureDefinition of manicure in:
- The US English dictionary