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manicure

Saltos de línea: mani|cure
Pronunciación: /ˈmanɪkjʊə
 
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Definición de manicure en inglés:

sustantivo

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 manicure
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
1Give a manicure to: she manicured Esther’s fingernails
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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 lawns
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

late 19th century: from French, from Latin manus 'hand' + cura 'care'.

Words that rhyme with manicure

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