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pedicure Syllabification: ped·i·cure
Pronunciation: /ˈpedəˌkyo͝or/

Definition of pedicure in English:


A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
Example sentences
  • If you want to get into beauty treatments, have pedicures, because all your ills go to your feet.
  • Treat your feet to a pedicure at home once a week - and feel the difference!
  • The bride-to-be and her friends get together at a spa to enjoy relaxing massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and other treatments.


[with object] (usually as adjective pedicured) Back to top  
Give a cosmetic treatment to (the feet and toenails).
Example sentences
  • I'd barely set my pedicured foot into the school when I was approached by a guy with dyed jet-black hair and a gray gas station attendant's shirt that had ‘Ray ‘embroidered on the breast pocket.
  • It's funny isn't it that I thought something would be familiar, when all I was really familiar with were my pedicured toes, the tv remote, the pool and my bed.
  • After putting on the formfitting, strapless nutmeg-colored pant set, Nyla slipped her pedicured feet into a pair of gorgeous Aztec beaded shoes with suede insoles.


Mid 19th century: from French pédicure, from Latin pes, ped- 'foot' + curare 'attend to'.

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