manicure

Part of speech: noun

The care and treatment of the hands and finger nails, or a person who makes this a business.

Part of speech: verb

Manicure.

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Usage examples "manicure":

  1. He is a very determined dog and very active, but he needs a manicure. - "Cobb's Anatomy", Irvin S. Cobb.
  2. He nodded down at me as he proceeded to manicure those precious nails of his. - "The Prairie Mother", Arthur Stringer.
  3. You keep to bar- maids, young Charles- and manicure girls, though there ought to be an act of Parliament against 'em! - "The Dark Tower", Phyllis Bottome.