Definition of pedicure
1 : a person who provides care for the feet, toes, and nails
2a : care of the feet, toes, and nailsb : a single treatment of these parts
pedicuristplay \ˈpe-di-ˌkyu̇r-ist\ noun
Examples of pedicure in a Sentence
She's getting a pedicure tomorrow.
Recent Examples of pedicure from the Web
On Wednesday, Shaq decided to respond to all the Internet jokes by actually getting a pedicure - and then sharing his experience with the world.
A person into foot worship will want to play with feet, be dominated by someone’s feet, wash feet, give pedicures, suck feet, handle socks and stockings, etc.
Nancy massaged some 15-minute conditioner into her hair, put on a facial mud pack, stepped both of her feet into trays of water for a pedicure, and applied Nair to her bikini area.
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Origin and Etymology of pedicure
French pédicure, from Latin ped-, pes foot + curare to take care, from cura care
First Known Use: 1784See Words from the same year
PEDICURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pedicure for English Language Learners
: a treatment to improve the appearance and health of the feet or toenails
PEDICURE Defined for Kids
Definition of pedicure for Students
: a treatment of the feet, toes, and toenails for beauty or comfort
Medical Definition of pedicure
1: a person who provides care for the feet, toes, and nails
2a: care of the feet, toes, and nailsb: a single treatment of the feet, toes, or nails
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