nail varnish

noun

Definition of nail varnish

British

  1. :  a liquid that is used to paint fingernails and toenails

Word by Word Definitions

nailplay
  1. :  a horny sheath protecting the upper end of each finger and toe of humans and most other primates

    :  a structure (such as a claw) that terminates a digit and corresponds to a nail

    :  a slender usually pointed and headed fastener designed to be pounded in

  1. :  to fasten with or as if with a nail

    :  to fix in steady attention

    :  catch, trap

varnishplay
  1. :  a liquid preparation that when applied to a surface dries to form a hard lustrous typically transparent coating

    :  the covering or glaze given by the application of varnish

    :  something that suggests varnish by its gloss

  1. :  to apply varnish to

    :  to cover or conceal (something, such as something unpleasant) with something that gives an attractive appearance :  gloss

    :  adorn, embellish


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