man·​i·​cur·​ist | \ ˈma-nə-ˌkyu̇r-ist How to pronounce manicurist (audio) \

Definition of manicurist

: a person who gives manicures

Examples of manicurist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maryna is a tall, stylish woman who had been a manicurist. New York Times, 3 May 2022 Amandas Ong Just a few streets away are Kruglyak, 47, and her daughter Ilona Borovyk, 27, who had been a manicurist in Ukraine. Amandas Ong, ELLE, 3 May 2022 But Leica Kandakova, a 36-year-old manicurist, couldn’t accept living under Russian rule. Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2022 Camila Cabello is flaunting what her mama – and her manicurist – gave her! Breanna Bell,, 15 Apr. 2022 Xu has no ambitions to become the next celebrity manicurist, or even to have her own brand. Echo Chen, Vogue, 14 Apr. 2022 Her shimmering green nails, painted by celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik, perfectly contrasted her black Oscar de la Renta dress. Addison Aloian, Allure, 1 Mar. 2022 Say goodbye to the traditional ugly Christmas sweaters and scroll through some incredible nail inspiration to help your manicurist create a masterpiece that will be talked about for years to come! Essence, 22 Dec. 2021 For celebrity manicurist Natalie Minerva, seeing her nail designs on Euphoria is a product of manifestation three years in the making. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 25 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of manicurist

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Manicurist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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man·​i·​cur·​ist | \ ˈma-nə-ˌkyu̇r-ist How to pronounce manicurist (audio) \

Kids Definition of manicurist

: a person whose job is the treatment of hands and fingernails

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