Definition of pedicure in English:

pedicure

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdɪkjʊə
 
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noun

  • A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails: a pedicure will make sure your feet look their best
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    • 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.

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective pedicured) Back to top  
  • Give a pedicure to (the feet): pedicured feet
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    • She didn't care what others may perceive of her looks at that instant, with her elegant black gown that lacked the final touch of a pair of footwear on her feet endowed with perfectly pedicured toes.
    • Part of preventing that involves washing, buffing, creaming, and occasionally pedicuring my footsies.
    • After a few good, long minutes of wandering, her bare, pedicured feet making no noise on the thick crimson carpet cloaking the floors, she spotted them.

Derivatives

pedicurist

noun
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  • How often do pedicurists turn down a really nasty looking foot?
  • And now Yolanda was senior manicurist and pedicurist at the salon.
  • The pedicurist and I talked about being working mothers.

Origin

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

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