Definition of pedicure in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdɪkjʊə/


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



Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdɪkjʊərɪst/
Example sentences
  • 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.


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

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