plural pedis
informal
: pedicure
While your nail salon has likely opened up, this must-have foot cream makes us want to continue to do our pedis at home.sheknows.com
see also mani-pedi

Examples of pedi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Give each other a mani/pedi or make DIY bath bombs—anything that involves rest, relaxation, and time together is fair game! Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 May 2024 In another image on the label’s website, Anderson sat in a vibrant chair (a similar color to her mani/pedi!) rocking a button-down jacket over a nylon jersey top and boyfriend jeans. Jackie Fields, Peoplemag, 3 Jan. 2024 Athlete’s foot—also known as tinea pedis or foot ringworm—is a fungal infection that impacts the feet. Sherri Gordon, Verywell Health, 30 Jan. 2024 With over 128,000 likes on her pedi video, the creator went to the manicurist Vitalika as her first Russian nail tech. India Espy-Jones, Essence, 30 Oct. 2023 Historically, treatments that focus on nail health have been limited to a few ancillary products more likely to be bought as an afterthought post-mani/pedi rather than sought out in their own right. Georgia Day, Vogue, 25 Sep. 2023 With social-distancing mandates and COVID travel restrictions confining most of us to our homes, the mani/pedi was minimized to an act of self care. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 25 May 2021 Go get your pedi and venture outside in slides that mimic your go-to house shoes. Ingrid Frahm, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 June 2021 Ask all your friends and family to join you in the cherished democratic process of choosing the best new restaurant in town, the top place for a mani/pedi, and the ultimate hotel for a memorable staycation (among so many other accolade-worthy options). Dallas News, 1 Aug. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

short for pedicure

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pedi was in 1995

Dictionary Entries Near pedi

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“Pedi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedi. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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