pedicure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pedicure care for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
    • n pedicure professional care for the feet and toenails
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pedicure A single treatment of the feet, toes, and toenails.
    • Pedicure One who cares for the feet and nails; a chiropodist.
    • Pedicure Professional care of the feet, toes, and toenails.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pedicure The cure or care of the feet. Compare manicure.
    • n pedicure One whose business is the surgical care of the feet.
    • pedicure To care for the feet of (some one), and to treat minor ailments of the feet, such as corns.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pedicure ped′i-kūr the treatment of corns, bunions, or the like: one who treats the feet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pedi-, + L. cura, care

Usage

In literature:

Their fad at present is pedicure.
"Angel Island" by Inez Haynes Gillmore
His singlets were open-work, his moleskins were tailor-made, and his toe-nails were pedicured.
""Over There" with the Australians" by R. Hugh Knyvett
I should have been pedicured, but the clock mercifully said lunch-time.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 18, 1914" by Various
They associate with women shopkeepers, women dancers, midwives, hairdressers, manicurists, pedicures, etc.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
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In news:

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Oprah gets her morning pedicure from Serena Williams as they talk about life and love.
When a Man Gets a Pedicure Video.
What doesn't bring a smile to my face is going to get pedicures .
The major one that I'm writing about -- is how much a pedicure costs.
The spa's "Soothe Your Soul" pedicures have themes like "Cooling Cucumber and Mint," "Lavender au Lait," and "Roses, Roses, Roses".
Pedicures cost $35 to $58.
Just in time to get your feet beach-ready, Stiletto Salon, 1315 Central Ave in Albany (near Hoffman's Car Wash and Ralph's Tavern) is offering a special on pedicures .
Bill took his Live Afternoon Drive show to Awaken Salon & Day Spa, and the girls treated him to a pedicure .
GIRLY GIRLS Eleanor LaFauci, 7, in green, along with her 3 ½-year-old sister and some friends, experiencing manicures, pedicures and more at Eleanor's primping party in Manhattan.
Manicures start at $20, ­ pedicures at $35.
Fish pedicures are creating something of a splash in the Washington DC area, where a northern Virginia spa has been offering them for the past four months.
He said he wanted to come up with something unique while finding a replacement for pedicures that use razors to scrape off dead skin.
Treat yourself to an all-natural at-home pedicure .
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